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sufficient
used in Lonesome Dove

7 uses
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Definition
adequate (enough — often without being more than is needed)
  • The leg hadn't totally rotted off, but it had rotted sufficiently that the family got nervous about blood poisoning and persuaded he and Call to saw it off.
    Chapters 1-2 (8% in)
  • His wife had been a bully and he didn't miss her, but it was the only occasion sufficient to provide an excuse for the use of a tablecloth in Lonesome Dove.
    Chapters 3-4 (71% in)
  • Hers was nothing compared to W. F. Call's, but hers would probably be sufficient to get her to San Francisco, where no doubt she would end up a respectable woman.
    Chapters 23-24 (37% in)
  • In a minute Jake cooled down sufficiently to come over and squat by the fire.
    Chapters 34-35 (18% in)
  • Usually that was sufficient, for the horses weren't troublesome.
    Chapters 66-67 (66% in)
  • The Rainey boys were constantly tallying up their wages and trying to calculate whether they would be sufficient.
    Chapters 79-80 (38% in)
  • One beer was sufficient to make Jimmy Rainey start vomiting all over again.
    Chapters 85-86 (96% in)

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