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  • If you prove you are an educable child, maybe Chairman Jin will put you back in the exhibition for the end of summer.†   (source)
  • It is firmly believed by whites (and many middle-class blacks) that street talk or ghetto language is merely bad or lazy English, or that Americans who grow up speaking it are stupid or uneducable.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in uneducable means not and reverses the meaning of educable. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • And so let us bless the fates that have thrown you upon these dreadful shores, giving me the opportunity to influence your educable youth with my not unskilled, not yet totally enfeebled words, and to make you aware of the responsibility that you and your country bear, while the civilized world looks on.†   (source)
  • It had occurred to him that he must not any longer defer his intention of matrimony, and he had reflected that in taking a wife, a man of good position should expect and carefully choose a blooming young lady—the younger the better, because more educable and submissive—of a rank equal to his own, of religious principles, virtuous disposition, and good understanding.†   (source)
  • The parties concerned, uniting, had increased and multiplied, which being done, offspring produced and educed to maturity, the parties, if not disunited were obliged to reunite for increase and multiplication, which was absurd, to form by reunion the original couple of uniting parties, which was impossible.†   (source)
  • "Induced, you should say, Sancho," said Don Quixote; "not educed."†   (source)
  • The eternal art, educing good from ill,
    Grafts on this passion our best principle:
    'Tis thus the mercury of man is fixed,
    Strong grows the virtue with his nature mixed;
    The dross cements what else were too refined,
    And in one interest body acts with mind.†   (source)
  • Sancho said to his master, "Señor, I have educed my wife to let me go with your worship wherever you choose to take me."†   (source)
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