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  • adj. superlative form of capable: most capable.

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Examples

  • No, minds -- the capablest in the world; a force against which mere animal might may no more hope to prevail than may the idle waves of the sea hope to prevail against the granite barriers of England.

    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

  • And to think of the circumstances! the first statesman of the age, the capablest man, the best-informed man in the entire world, the loftiest uncrowned head that had moved through the clouds of any political firmament for centuries, sitting here apparently defeated in argument by an ignorant country blacksmith!

    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

  • I make chuse of you to inform your Master, who's the capablest person under God to do for them, which will with other infinit titles endear you to your fast friends in Scotland, and especially to your

    Pickle the Spy; Or, the Incognito of Prince Charles

  • No, MINDS -- the capablest in the world; a force against which mere animal might may no more hope to prevail than may the idle waves of the sea hope to prevail against the granite barriers of England.

    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 9.

  • Joan charmed them every one with her sweetness and simplicity and unconscious eloquence, and all the best and capablest among them recognized that there was an indefinable something about her that testified that she was not made of common clay, that she was built on a grander plan than the mass of mankind, and moved on a loftier plane.

    Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc — Volume 1

  • In those mines and prisons are gathered together the very finest and noblest and capablest multitude of human beings that God is able to create.

    The American Claimant

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