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used in Candide

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adequate (enough — often without being more than is needed)
  • Misfortune gives sufficient excuse.
    Chapter 13 (64% in)
sufficient = adequate or enough
  • As Miss Cunegonde had a great disposition for the sciences, she breathlessly observed the repeated experiments of which she was a witness; she clearly perceived the force of the Doctor's reasons, the effects, and the causes; she turned back greatly flurried, quite pensive, and filled with the desire to be learned; dreaming that she might well be a sufficient reason for young Candide, and he for her.
    Chapter 1 (79% in)
  • The bayonet was also a sufficient reason for the death of several thousands.
    Chapter 3 (12% in)
  • At this discourse Candide fainted again; but coming to himself, and having said all that it became him to say, inquired into the cause and effect, as well as into the sufficient reason that had reduced Pangloss to so miserable a plight.
    Chapter 4 (33% in)
  • The Turks, the Indians, the Persians, the Chinese, the Siamese, the Japanese, know nothing of it; but there is a sufficient reason for believing that they will know it in their turn in a few centuries.
    Chapter 4 (64% in)
  • "What can be the sufficient reason of this phenomenon?" said Pangloss.
    Chapter 5 (42% in)
  • He put back, overwhelmed with sorrow, for indeed he had lost sufficient to make the fortune of twenty monarchs.
    Chapter 19 (68% in)
  • It is because he did not kill a sufficient number of men himself.
    Chapter 23 (60% in)
  • The colours are too dark, the figures are not sufficiently rounded, nor in good relief; the draperies in no way resemble stuffs.
    Chapter 25 (14% in)

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