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sufficient
used in Howards End

7 uses
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Definition
adequate (enough — often without being more than is needed)
  • Mrs. Wilcox was delighted—so original, words so sweet; she would order a hundred like that, and could never be sufficiently grateful.
    Chapter 10 (44% in)
  • To him, as to the British public, the Porphyrion was the Porphyrion of the advertisement—a giant, in the classical style, but draped sufficiently, who held in one hand a burning torch, and pointed with the other to St. Paul's and Windsor Castle.
    Chapter 16 (13% in)
  • "A friend of ours did think that it is insufficiently reinsured," said Margaret.
    Chapter 16 (18% in)
  • And if insight were sufficient, if the inner life were the whole of life, their happiness had been assured.
    Chapter 20 (92% in)
  • The formula was incredible, but it must soon be printed and sent, and though Wickham Place need not compete with Oniton, it must feed its guests properly, and provide them with sufficient chairs.
    Chapter 25 (29% in)
  • "I can never thank you sufficiently, Miss Schlegel," was all that Leonard felt equal to.
    Chapter 27 (7% in)
  • She had not led up to them with sufficient care.
    Chapter 38 (40% in)

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