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sufficient
used in In Cold Blood

4 uses
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Definition
adequate (enough — often without being more than is needed)
  • The Rupp family were Roman Catholics, the Clutters, Methodist-a fact that should in itself be sufficient to terminate whatever fancies she and this boy might have of some day marrying.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (8% in)
  • But afterward the townspeople, theretofore sufficiently unfearful of each other to seldom trouble to lock their doors, found fantasy recreating them over and again-those somber explosions that stimulated fires of mistrust in the glare of which many old neighbors viewed each other strangely, and as strangers.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (3% in)
  • Surely he must be experiencing a remorse sufficiently profound to summon a desire for God's mercy and forgiveness?
    4 — The Corner (43% in)
  • Both men, Shultz maintained, had betrayed their clients by not consulting with them sufficiently (Mr.
    4 — The Corner (85% in)

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