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sufficient
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Definition
adequate (enough — often without being more than is needed)
  • With the cold lemonade they were sufficient for childhood's lifelong diet.
    p. 99.6
  • Anyone, I reckoned, sufficiently afraid or sufficiently dull could be polite.
    p. 173.6
  • Anyone, I reckoned, sufficiently afraid or sufficiently dull could be polite.
    p. 173.6
  • As he was, just being himself, he was sufficiently impressive to them.
    p. 233.4

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