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Definition capable of surviving; or capable of being done
  • A median-viable planet with a low active-photosynthesis range.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Whatever it was, maybe gas, maybe God, I took it as a plea from the life growing viable inside me.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Out of hundreds of genetic experiments, only we and the Erasers had been at all viable—as far as I knew.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • If there were any viable liver cells left, they were showing no signs of recovering.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • He worried about his mother's options in the area and wondered how he could help support her until she landed something viable.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • There was no viable response, Langdon knew.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Prusias keeps the Workshop viable despite Astaroth's disdain for technology.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • He needed to attend fund-raiser after fundraiser just to remain a viable candidate for public office.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Or make up some viable defense for the decisions I've made over the last couple of days.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • It was just that I had never considered that option viable, ultimate betrayal that it was to every soul on this planet.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • They wanted to know two things: Were the crops viable as foodstuffs?
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • They are investigating, and assure Fox News that they have several viable leads.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • But once you were a viable embryo, she was locked out of the process.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • Demon poisonings are common, but since it was a Greater Demon, Hodge isn't sure if the antidotes he usually employs will be viable.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Hegel ... the reasonable is that which is viable Hilde let the big ring binder fall to the floor with a heavy thud.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • How many of the ones left do you think are still viable Candidates?
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Since wearing nothing isn't really a viable option, I'm back to square one.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • We have to give the Italians time to accept the other options as viable without offending them.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Everyone who now sees hurling themselves into the chasm as a viable option.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • Carlos could never let go of his lost faith; he consistently used it as a viable cover, but it was much more than that.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum

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