Roget category 6285. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.2. Prospective volition
›› 5.2.1. Conceptional volition
juste milieu [Fr.],
mezzo termine [It],
ariston metron [Gr.],
aurea mediocritas [Lat.].
straight etc. (direct) 278, straight course, straight path — short cut, cross cut — great circle sailing.
neutrality — half measure, half and half measures — compromise.
keep in a middle course,
preserve a middle course,
preserve an even course,
go halfway, compromise, make a compromise.
medium tenuere beati [Lat.].
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