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  • He said: "It's perfectly feasible-taken alone."   (source)
    feasible = possible or believable
  • Is not the thing feasible?   (source)
    feasible = possible or practical
  • However, I proposed that he and I should walk away together to a distant point we could see, and that the boat should take us aboard there, or as near there as might prove feasible, at about noon.   (source)
  • They were ready to hear, and ready to act when a feasible plan should be proposed.   (source)
    feasible = practical
  • I know that it's technically and operationally feasible.†   (source)
  • She was to concede that she may have attributed more deliberation than was feasible to her thirteen-year-old self.†   (source)
  • In fact, listening to her, I even started wondering if maybe it was all feasible: if one day we might all of us move into a place like that and carry on our lives together.†   (source)
  • Together, they take injured migrants back to their hometowns in Central America when going by bus isn't feasible.†   (source)
  • It's not really feasible, what with my mind reading and Alice seeing the future and all that.†   (source)
  • There is no way in which a relationship between us would be feasible at this point.†   (source)
  • A hundred boxes of dried milk (Hallorann advised her gravely to buy fresh milk for the boy in Sidewinder as long as it was feasible), five twelve-pound bags of sugar, a gallon jug of blackstrap molasses, cereals, glass jugs of rice, macaroni, spaghetti; ranked cans of fruit and fruit salad; a bushel of fresh apples that scented the whole room with autumn; dried raisins, prunes, and apricots ("You got to be regular if you want to be happy," Hallorann said, and pealed laughter at the coldpantry ceiling, where one old-fashioned light globe hung down on an iron chain); a deep bin filled with potatoes; and smaller caches of tomatoes, onions, turnips, squashes, and cabbages.†   (source)
  • That is perhaps the only feasible explanation for everything that has happened to us.†   (source)
  • We trained Iraqi units, and when feasible (though not necessarily desirable) took them with us on operations.†   (source)
  • Secretly, he was disappointed that the engineers of America had not yet stepped forward with some novel but feasible scheme to eclipse Eiffel's achievement.†   (source)
  • If it's economically feasible," Yueh said.†   (source)
  • But over the last few weeks, Bree had grown stronger and her argument'that Mom might put her away, far removed from friends, Chase, and all personal choice'was feasible.†   (source)
  • We would also like to see some American states try to determine if it is feasible in the United States as well.†   (source)
  • It isn't feasible to evacuate the bleed.†   (source)
  • It's feasible ...†   (source)
  • Ted yelled, as if everyone who was in the band and could feasibly hear it wasn't within a two-foot radius.†   (source)
  • Anyway, such a plan was not feasible.†   (source)
  • It seemed hardly feasible that anyone could tune an oil barrel, and even less credible that the barrel could make music like nothing else in the world.†   (source)
  • Moody was typically unable to act, and with each passing day our return to America was becoming less and less feasible.†   (source)
  • The meeting had also produced—of course—a committee to study the feasibility of dots-plus programs.†   (source)
  • The plan was not feasible, for making a ninety-degree turn would have been impossible without nickel-alloy swivels inserted in the small of every man's back, and Lieutenant Scheisskopf was not sanguine at all about obtaining that many nickel-alloy swivels from Quartermaster or enlisting the cooperation of the surgeons at the hospital.†   (source)
  • I further find that the State of New Hampshire's plan to execute Mr. Bourne by lethal injection imposes a substantial burden on the ability to exercise his religious practices, and that they therefore must comply with an alternate means of execution, such as hanging, that will allow organ donation to be medically feasible.†   (source)
  • Nothing is feasible, Mr. Raison.†   (source)
  • He keeps trying to get me to use a belt sander when it's feasible, but there's just no satisfaction in that.†   (source)
  • He reached the area; it was feasible.†   (source)
  • This was considered feasible since, for biologic problems, real time was unimportant in relation to computer time, and multiple problems could be fed and handled at once.†   (source)
  • As the day had passed, it had become less feasible to think of his living anywhere else.†   (source)
  • When something must be done, engineers can find a way that is economically feasible.†   (source)
  • Coincidentally, Bruenor and his clan were, at that very moment, discussing the feasibility of opening a door in their tunnels.†   (source)
  • The "r"—less feature did not penetrate to the inland South, because plantation farming was not feasible as the land grew hillier, and rivers had rapids or waterfalls, which made shipping of bulk cargoes impossible.†   (source)
  • Brandon the Builder had laid his huge foundation blocks along the heights wherever feasible, and hereabouts the hills rose wild and rugged.†   (source)
  • In those days, living off the land surrounding our house sounded feasible.†   (source)
  • Or send a repair ship if it's more feasible.†   (source)
  • Her sudden appearance seemed to stimulate my intestinal musicians to more splendid efforts, and, before I could think of any feasible way of excusing myself, Angeline wrinkled her lips, bared her superb white teeth in an expression of cold disdain, and vanished.†   (source)
  • Despite the fantasy life I have described myself as having led so far during the course of my stay in the metropolis, I am not by nature a snoop; but the very proximity of the two lovers—after all, they had nearly come down on my head—made it impossible for me to avoid trying to discover their identity, and at the earliest feasible moment.†   (source)
  • Oscar put together a list of all the tasks and ranked them based on importance and feasibility.   (source)
    feasibility = the degree to which they were practical
  • Strange request, Trish thought, but certainly feasible.†   (source)
  • "Perfectly feasible," she said, glancing hopefully at the submerged pyramid.†   (source)
  • Because it is feasible that they, too, are nothing but mind.†   (source)
  • Admittedly, everything Sato was saying was feasible, and yet something was not adding up.†   (source)
  • Sleep, for the rest of this night, was no longer feasible.†   (source)
  • While it is feasible, I suppose, with the Paws, there will be a high energy penalty.†   (source)
  • This is just not feasible—" Tom slapped the map.†   (source)
  • Hall sent a Kiwi guide Guy Cotter, ahead with Lopsang, rather than Ang Dorje, to determine the feasibility of climbing higher-and Ang Dorje, who was the sirdar on that climb, took it as an insult.†   (source)
  • The man was credible enough—his company held the contract for inspecting all the steel used in the fair's structures—but the thing he proposed to build just did not seem feasible.†   (source)
  • "Really," he wrote, "I think that it is a most satisfactory and encouraging circumstance that it could be found feasible for so many men of technical education and ability to be recruited and suitably organized so quickly and made to work together so well in so short a time.†   (source)
  • There was not much time left, but if he acted quickly to produce drawings and managed to convince the fair's Ways and Means Committee of the idea's feasibility, he believed the exposition could indeed out-Eiffel Eiffel.†   (source)
  • But is it feasible?†   (source)
  • Krupkin, Alex and Bourne sat in the back, Conklin again in the jump seat, his size and disabled leg making the position more feasible.†   (source)
  • At first, Drizzt's mind whirled down a hundred avenues, exploring the most feasible lies he could spin to get him out of this fix.†   (source)
  • Feasible.†   (source)
  • The argument had a grand scale and great complexity, but in fundamental ways it resembled the debates about mdr treatment—most experts saying that only prevention, not treatment, was feasible in places like Haiti and sub-Saharan Africa; others, and especially groups like act up, calling the failure to treat not just immoral but also foolish, since it was clear that prevention alone would not halt the growing pandemic.†   (source)
  • Most assumed that a catapult would be vertical, or that it would have to tilt up at the end to toss the spacecraft into the sky—and neither is feasible nor necessary.†   (source)
  • Our investment has paid for itself many times over, primarily because the land we purchased was the most feasible and economical place for oil and gas companies to cross the Ouachita River with their pipelines.†   (source)
  • The clerks were mostly women, tall, slender, gaunt of face and body, living postmortems of former fashion models whose tastes and intelligence had carried them beyond their sisters in the trade, other practices no longer feasible.†   (source)
  • Feasible.†   (source)
  • The catapult head should be at as high altitude as feasible but the ejection end, where the load travels over eleven kilometers per second, must be in air so thin that it approaches vacuum.†   (source)
  • If it's at all feasible, we should like to set out not later than tomorrow.†   (source)
  • I thought to ask Clem to say that we had won together on a horse, but that didn't appear feasible.†   (source)
  • Anything seemed possible, likely, feasible, because I wanted everything to be possible ....Because I had no power to make things happen outside of me in the objective world, I made thingshappen within.†   (source)
  • It proves the ease and amplitude of those days that a man to whom money was an obsession thought it feasible to take a house on the very toenail, as he called it, of England, so that every summer he would be faced with the expense of moving children, nurses, servants from one end of England to the other.†   (source)
  • To be sure, we'll do everything possible and feasible.†   (source)
  • Of course there is only one feasible explanation.†   (source)
  • Yes, I have heard of his scheme for perpetual peace, and it is very interesting but hardly feasible.†   (source)
  • A strenuous task, but feasible, thanks to our relieving each other.†   (source)
  • This scheme was considered feasible; and Coggan advanced boldly, and rapped at Mrs. Tall's door.†   (source)
  • But these tender schemes were not feasible among the scattered inhabitants of Egdon Heath.†   (source)
  • Maneuvers that aren't feasible for an ordinary ship are easy for the Nautilus.†   (source)
  • I think the expedition is quite feasible.†   (source)
  • Yeobright did not wish to go there, but it was the only feasible opening.†   (source)
  • In these wide seas empty of islands, it was no longer feasible to jump ship.†   (source)
  • What can we do, Ned, since it isn't feasible to escape right now?†   (source)
  • No doubt they went beneath the Ice Bank to find more feasible seas.†   (source)
  • This old gentleman informed him that the thing was perfectly feasible if he could get hold of competent witnesses as to Muishkin's mental incapacity.†   (source)
  • After mechanically attempting to pursue his agricultural plans as though nothing unusual had happened, in the manner recommended by the great and wise men of all ages, he concluded that very few of those great and wise men had ever gone so far outside themselves as to test the feasibility of their counsel.†   (source)
  • Should the scheme he had now sketched prove feasible, Silver, already doubly a traitor, would not hesitate to adopt it.†   (source)
  • It certainly sounds feasible.†   (source)
  • Since the same kind of match would light every one's fire and the same-shaped loaf of bread would fill every one's stomach, it would be perfectly feasible to submit industry to the control of a majority vote.†   (source)
  • Under the influence of a good dinner and Drouet's radiating presence, the scheme proposed seemed feasible.†   (source)
  • She had suffered four severe hemorrhages over the last ten days, and her parents had come here with the idea of taking her back home while she still lived; but that did not appear to be a feasible plan— the director said that poor Fraulein Gerngross ought not to be moved.†   (source)
  • But whether it was purposeful movement, movement in the right direction, or whether it might not have been better to stay where he was (which, however, did not seem feasible), that remained to be seen.†   (source)
  • But this was not judged feasible.†   (source)
  • The pretext of an opera engagement was so much the more feasible, as there chanced to be on that very night a more than ordinary attraction at the Academie Royale.†   (source)
  • I am not exactly aware,' said Mr. Micawber, with the old roll in his voice, and the old indescribable air of saying something genteel, 'what gowans may be, but I have no doubt that Copperfield and myself would frequently have taken a pull at them, if it had been feasible.'†   (source)
  • 'Therefore, having heard the arrangements that are feasible to carry out that object, am I to understand, dearest Amy, that on the whole you advise me to make them?'†   (source)
  • The consultation upon the play still went on, and Miss Crawford's attention was first called from Fanny by Tom Bertram's telling her, with infinite regret, that he found it absolutely impossible for him to undertake the part of Anhalt in addition to the Butler: he had been most anxiously trying to make it out to be feasible, but it would not do; he must give it up.†   (source)
  • As he lived in barracks I was a little doubtful whether this was feasible, but we went out to reconnoitre.†   (source)
  • Cap did not perceive the wink which Pathfinder exchanged with Eau-douce, and he remained silent for some time; for, sooth to say, he had never suspected the possibility of going down Niagara, feasible as the thing must appear to every one on a second thought, the real difficulty existing in going up it.†   (source)
  • Upon further discussion, this appeared the safest and most feasible mode of proceeding that could possibly be adopted.†   (source)
  • Cassy had often revolved, for hours, all possible or probable schemes of escape, and dismissed them all, as hopeless and impracticable; but at this moment there flashed through her mind a plan, so simple and feasible in all its details, as to awaken an instant hope.†   (source)
  • But Oliver's thoughts, like those of most other people, although they were extremely ready and active to point out his difficulties, were wholly at a loss to suggest any feasible mode of surmounting them; so, after a good deal of thinking to no particular purpose, he changed his little bundle over to the other shoulder, and trudged on.†   (source)
  • My success surpassed my own expectations; the stump was entwined by the cord in such a way as to leave no doubt whatever as to the feasibility of the wonderful performances I described; and I was assailed by petitions from the boys, each anxious to possess a lasso of his own, without a moment's delay.†   (source)
  • It is not always feasible to consult the whole people, either directly or indirectly, in the formation of the law; but it cannot be denied that, when such a measure is possible the authority of the law is very much augmented.†   (source)
  • Since Alexey Alexandrovitch had left home with the intention of not returning to his family again, and since he had been at the lawyer's and had spoken, though only to one man, of his intention, since especially he had translated the matter from the world of real life to the world of ink and paper, he had grown more and more used to his own intention, and by now distinctly perceived the feasibility of its execution.†   (source)
  • That looks feasible.†   (source)
  • It was all feasible, if I could only get hold of a slender piece of iron which I could shape into a lock-pick.†   (source)
  • False trails and sudden turnings were frequent, wherever a brook or the formation of the ground rendered them feasible; but his pursuers were rarely deceived, and never failed to detect their error, before they had lost either time or distance on the deceptive track.†   (source)
  • When the folly as well as the uselessness of the adventure was pointed out to him, he contented himself with replying, "If the thing is feasible, the first to do it ought to be an Englishman."†   (source)
  • The boys shouted with glee at the proposal, and though their mother thought the plan feasible enough, she confessed that she did not much like the thought of sitting in the middle of a basket, and just looking out now and then over the rim.†   (source)
  • He had been thinking it over most deeply, most intently; he had at first hoped to induce Mr. Woodhouse to remove with her to Donwell; he had wanted to believe it feasible, but his knowledge of Mr. Woodhouse would not suffer him to deceive himself long; and now he confessed his persuasion, that such a transplantation would be a risk of her father's comfort, perhaps even of his life, which must not be hazarded.†   (source)
  • But a number of the passengers were at once attracted by the engineer's proposal, and Colonel Proctor was especially delighted, and found the plan a very feasible one.†   (source)
  • I can recollect, indeed, to have speculated, at odd times, on the possibility of my not being taught any more, or cared for any more; and growing up to be a shabby, moody man, lounging an idle life away, about the village; as well as on the feasibility of my getting rid of this picture by going away somewhere, like the hero in a story, to seek my fortune: but these were transient visions, daydreams I sat looking at sometimes, as if they were faintly painted or written on the wall of my room, and which, as they melted away, left the wall blank again.†   (source)
  • But, while the so-potent art of Prospero himself would have failed in summoning the Barnacles from every speck of ocean and dry land on which there was nothing (except mischief) to be done and anything to be pocketed, it was perfectly feasible to assemble a good many Barnacles.†   (source)
  • One of the circumstances which most powerfully contribute to support the Federal Government in America is that the States have not only similar interests, a common origin, and a common tongue, but that they are also arrived at the same stage of civilization; which almost always renders a union feasible.†   (source)
  • This seemed feasible enough, for Turpin's speeches were not many or long, the fascination of the piece lying entirely in the action; and accordingly the play began, and at the appointed time Black Bess leapt into the grassy circle amid the plaudits of the spectators.†   (source)
  • He had pictured a distinct and perfectly rational and feasible improvement upon constitutional monarchy, but he was too feather-headed to know it, or care anything about it, either.†   (source)
  • An escape attempt would have been quite feasible, assuming Ned Land managed to seize the skiff without the captain's knowledge.†   (source)
  • First off, I'll mention that at the bottom of the sea there exist veins of zinc, iron, silver, and gold whose mining would quite certainly be feasible.†   (source)
  • The two men held a quick exchange in their incomprehensible language, and either the chief officer had been alerted previously or he found the plan feasible, because he showed no surprise.†   (source)
  • It proved both unnecessary and unfeasible.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unfeasible means not and reverses the meaning of feasible. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • Unfeasible.†   (source)
  • All these unfeasible things.†   (source)
  • That something happened when personal turmoil dropped by at the wayside shrine of the vast, violent, circling, driving, ridiculous, insane, unfeasible, public turmoil of a nation.†   (source)
  • Unnecessary because Isabelle quickly latched onto the instrument of her own accord and unfeasible because the cello made Pari's hands ache.†   (source)
  • Zooey took a cigarette out of the pack and got as far as putting it between his lips and striking a match, but the pressure of thoughts made the actual lighting of the cigarette unfeasible, and he blew out the match and took the cigarette down from his mouth.†   (source)
  • At the same time she needed the money, and it would have been embarrassing and unfeasible to earn it independently while she was their guest.†   (source)
  • He knew this kind of situation, he had been in it before, he had considered all the possibilities of such escape plans and had rejected them as unfeasible.†   (source)
  • I got a feasible idea.†   (source)
  • That's the vital issue at stake and it's feasible and would be provocative of friendlier intercourse between man and man.†   (source)
  • They did not care to take the trouble of disabusing him of his error, as they considered that since it did not in any way hurt his conscience it would be better to leave him in it, and they would have all the more amusement in listening to his simplicities; and so they bade him pray to God for his lord's health, as it was a very likely and a very feasible thing for him in course of time to come to be an emperor, as he said, or at least an archbishop or some other dignitary of equal rank.†   (source)
  • I looked earnestly at her, and I thought she looked more cheerful than she usually had done, and I entertained immediately a thousand notions of being delivered, but could not for my life image the methods, or think of one that was in the least feasible; but I was too much concerned in it to let her go from me without explaining herself, which, though she was very loth to do, yet my importunity prevailed, and, while I was still pressing, she answered me in a few words, thus: 'Why, you have money, have you not?†   (source)
  • After watching the team practice all the maneuvers they would have to do in the contest, Oscar placed Lorenzo's liquid sampling at the bottom of his feasibility list.   (source)
    feasibility = practicality
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