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used in The Poisonwood Bible

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able to easily comprehend and express; or expressed smoothly — especially in a foreign language
  • I am fluent in three languages.
    Book 5 — Exodus (15% in)
  • From talking with the patients I've gotten passably fluent in Lingala, which is spoken throughout northern Congo, in Léopoldville, and along most of the navigable rivers.
    Book 5 — Exodus (30% in)
  • For example, the way well-intentioned white people spoke to my trilingual children (they fluently interchange French, Lingala, and English, with a slight accent in each) by assaulting them with broad, loud baby talk.
    Book 5 — Exodus (69% in)

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