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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Capable of being surmounted or excelled.

Usage examples (5)
  • All cultivation requires watchfulness and additional precautions, either more or less: you must not, for the sake of a few superable difficulties, resign the otherwise...
  • But, were I to allow, that the obstacle in question, is as great, as you regard it -- nevertheless will it not increase with the lapse of years, and become less...
  • No inconvenience is less superable by art or diligence than the inclemency of climates, and therefore none affords more proper exercise for this philosophical abstraction.
  • It is indeed certain, that impressions of dread may sometimes be unluckily made by objects not in themselves justly formidable; but when fear is discovered to be groundless, it... for more
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