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 for degage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  d'egag'e \d['e]`ga`g['e]"\, a. [F., p. p. of d['e]gager to
     disengage. See De-, 1st Gage, and cf. Disgage.]
     Unconstrained; easy; free. --Vanbrugh.
  
           A graceful and d['e]gag['e] manner.      --Poe.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  degage
      adj 1: free and relaxed in manner; "rather degage after the
             nervousness he had shown at dinner"- Edmund Wilson
      2: showing lack of emotional involvement; "adopted a degage pose
         on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be
         detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not
         hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander" [syn:
         degage, detached, uninvolved]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "degage":
     Bohemian, affable, airy, blase, breezy, careless, casual, common,
     cordial, cursory, devil-may-care, disregardant, disregardful, easy,
     easygoing, familiar, flippant, folksy, forgetful, free and easy,
     gracious, haymish, heedless, homely, homey, inconsiderate,
     indifferent, informal, insouciant, irregular, lackadaisical, lazy,
     loose, low-pressure, natural, nonchalant, oblivious, offhand,
     offhanded, perfunctory, plain, reckless, regardless, relaxed,
     respectless, simple, sociable, tactless, thoughtless, unaffected,
     unassuming, unceremonious, unconcerned, unconstrained,
     unconventional, undiplomatic, unfussy, unheedful, unheeding,
     unmindful, unofficial, unprepared, unready, unreserved,
     unsolicitous, unstudied, untactful, unthinking
  
  

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