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halcyon

adjective

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1 free from storms or physical disturbance
  • a halcyon era following the American Civil War

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2 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically
  • during those early halcyon years the company's potential for growth seemed unlimited

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The first known use of halcyon was in the 14th century

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“Halcyon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/halcyon. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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