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sufficient
used in The War of the Worlds

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adequate (enough — often without being more than is needed)
  • as soon as I could collect myself sufficiently I told her the things I had seen.
    1.7 — Book 1 Chapter 7 — How I Reached Home (53% in)
sufficiently = adequately (in a manner that provides enough — often without being more than is needed)
  • He gave a cry of terror, sprang sideways, and rushed on before I could gather my wits sufficiently to speak to him.
    1.10 — Book 1 Chapter 10 — In the Storm (84% in)
  • There were scores of people, most of them sufficiently sabbatical to have assumed their best clothes.
    1.12 — Book 1 Chapter 12 — What I Saw of the Destruction of.... (34% in)
  • But facing that crescent everywhere—at Staines, Hounslow, Ditton, Esher, Ockham, behind hills and woods south of the river, and across the flat grass meadows to the north of it, wherever a cluster of trees or village houses gave sufficient cover—the guns were waiting.
    1.15 — Book 1 Chapter 15 — What Happened in Surrey (32% in)
  • I thought that its length might be insufficient to reach me.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — The Death of the Curate (79% in)
  • I found the water was sufficiently shallow for me to wade securely, although the red weed impeded my feet a little; but the flood evidently got deeper towards the river, and I turned back to Mortlake.
    2.6 — Book 2 Chapter 6 — The Work of Fifteen Days (59% in)
  • And in the garden beyond Roehampton I got a quantity of immature potatoes, sufficient to stay my hunger.
    2.6 — Book 2 Chapter 6 — The Work of Fifteen Days (85% in)
  • We have to invent a sort of life where men can live and breed, and be sufficiently secure to bring the children up.
    2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Man on Putney Hill (61% in)
  • But I believed in him sufficiently to work with him all that morning until past midday at his digging.
    2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Man on Putney Hill (76% in)
  • In that case the cylinder might be destroyed with dynamite or artillery before it was sufficiently cool for the Martians to emerge, or they might be butchered by means of guns so soon as the screw opened.
    2.10 — Book 2 Chapter 10 — The Epilogue (37% in)

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