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Able to be endured; bearable.‘my journey was long but endurable’
bearable, tolerable, supportable, manageable, sufferable, sustainablebrookableView synonyms
- ‘All of this would be endurable if somebody could guarantee that this would be the final vote, the end of the debate.’
- ‘The smell in the wards was so offensive as to be scarcely endurable even by the oldest medical officers’.’
- ‘What they don't understand is that rapid, steady and endurable economic growth needs to be sustained by an open and transparent democratic political system.’
- ‘You will even be able to buy an air-conditioner to make the summer heat more endurable.’
- ‘It was made endurable through their excellent teacher, with her witty sense of humor, and urge to perfect and play music ‘right’.’
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