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doves

noun
plural of dove

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1 a person who opposes war or warlike policies
  • the doves were in favor of using the surplus to improve the nation's schools and not its weapons systems

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“Doves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/doves. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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