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  1. handed-down, tralatitiousadjective

    having been passed along from generation to generation

    "among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor"

    Synonyms:
    tralatitious

    Antonyms:
    untraditional, nontraditional

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  1. Daniel McGuinness:

    We respect the Court's decisions in this case, but do not agree with the sentence handed down today.

  2. Kay Ivey:

    Many Americans, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey included, disagreed when Roe v. Wade was handed down in 1973, the sponsors of this bill believe that it is time, once again, for the US Supreme Court to revisit this important matter, and they believe this act may bring about the best opportunity for this to occur.

  3. Laura Friedman:

    I would have loved to have a better understanding of the rationale behind a lot of these decisions and the data behind them, and I think the public should know that data as well, it would make people feel much more comfortable with the different executive actions that are handed down and the different orders. I would have loved it if months back, we really understood what was coming and that the public understood a little bit more.

  4. Libby Mahoney:

    They created a community atmosphere, there was a familiarity between the traders and that came from being handed down amongst many families.

  5. Olive Schreiner:

    Now we have no God. We have had two: the old God that our fathers handed down to us, that we hated, and never liked; the new one that we made for ourselves, that we loved; but now he has flitted away from us, and we see what he was made of -- the shadow of our highest ideal, crowned and throned. Now we have no God.

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