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sufficient
used in The Remains of the Day

8 uses
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Definition
adequate (enough — often without being more than is needed)
  • Otherwise you may like to speak to Martha or Dorothy, or any members of the male staff you deem sufficiently trustworthy.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (54% in)
  • That is to say, I did not take sufficient account of the fact that at that time of the day, what Mr Farraday enjoys is a conversation of a light-hearted, humorous sort.
    Prologue (60% in)
  • I responded as usual by smiling slightly - sufficient at least to indicate that I was participating in some way with the good-humouredness with which he was carrying on - and waited to see if my employer's permission regarding the trip would be forthcoming.
    Prologue (98% in)
  • Though of course,' the Society went on, 'this by itself is far from sufficient to satisfy requirements.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (43% in)
  • To be worthwhile, any such conference would have to be of sufficient weight so that it could have a decisive effect on the 'official' international conferences several of which had already taken place with the express purpose of reviewing the treaty, but which had succeeded in producing only confusion and bitterness: Our Prime Minister of that time, Mr Lloyd George, had called for another great conference to be held in Italy in the spring of 1922, and initially his lordship's aim was...
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (45% in)
  • It was in the midst of these preliminary discussions that his lordship entrusted me with a mission sufficiently unusual for it to have remained in my memory to this day, alongside those other more obviously unforgettable occurrences that were to take place during that remarkable week.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (55% in)
  • One would have thought that having to abandon the Ford on some lonely hill, having to walk down to this village in near-darkness by the unorthodox route one did, would be sufficient inconvenience to befall one for a single evening.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (63% in)
  • The rain has now steadied somewhat, but it is still sufficiently hard as to discourage one from going out and wandering around the village.
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (5% in)

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