at peace



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Prepositional phraseEdit

at peace

  1. (comparable, literally) Free of worries; peaceful.
    Since discovering religion, she's been at peace in her personal life.
    • 2012, BioWare, Mass Effect 3, Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →OCLC, PC, scene: Citadel, Huerta Memorial Hospital:
      Thane: I am at peace with what I've done in my life, Shepard. There comes a time when one must rest from war and conflict.
      Thane: It is not your time, but it is mine.
  2. (not comparable, euphemistic, idiomatic) Dead.
    He was unhappy when he was alive, but now he's at peace.

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