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

  Meek \Meek\ (m[=e]k), a. [Compar. Meeker (m[=e]k"[~e]r);
     superl. Meekest.] [OE. mek, meoc; akin to Icel. mj[=u]kr
     mild, soft, Sw. mjuk, Dan. myg, D. muik, Goth. mukam[=o]dei
     1. Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient
        under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful;
        forbearing; submissive.
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              Now the man Moses was very meek.      --Num. xii. 3.
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     2. Evincing mildness of temper, or patience; characterized by
        mildness or patience; as, a meek answer; a meek face. "Her
        meek prayer." --Chaucer.
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     Syn: Gentle; mild; soft; yielding; pacific; unassuming;
          humble. See Gentle.
          [1913 Webster] Meek

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meek \Meek\, Meeken \Meek"en\ (-'n), v. t.
     To make meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness
             or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
             [syn: meek, mild, modest]
      2: very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston
         Hughes [syn: meek, tame]
      3: evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or
         compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of
         those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek
         conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the
         heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient" [syn:
         meek, spiritless]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "meek":
     abject, accommodating, acquiescent, adapting, adaptive, adjusting,
     amenable, bland, broken, chastened, compliant, deferential, docile,
     domesticated, dovelike, forbearing, gentle, housebroken, humble,
     humble-minded, humble-spirited, humblehearted, lamblike, lenient,
     long-suffering, lowly, manageable, meek-minded, meek-spirited,
     meekhearted, mild, modest, obedient, pacific, passive, patient,
     peaceable, poor in spirit, quiet, reconciled, repressed, resigned,
     retiring, shy, spiritless, subdued, submissive, suppressed, tame,
     tamed, timid, tolerant, tractable, unambitious, unaspiring,
     unassuming, unboastful, uncomplaining, unimposing, unobtrusive,
     unostentatious, unpresuming, unpresumptuous, unpretending,
     unpretentious, unresisting, weak, yielding

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