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  • adv. In an endurable or tolerable manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an endurable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an endurable or durable manner; so as to be endured.


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  • A “reliable” vote, or a person who endurably believes in core conservative principles and supremacy of our Constitution.

    Challenging John McCain - Erick’s blog - RedState

  • And there she got money to buy whiskey that whirled her almost endurably, sometimes even gayly, over the worst things -- money to buy hours, whole days of respite that could be spent in books, in dreams and plannings, in the freedom of a clean and comfortable room, or at the theater or concert.

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise, Volume II

  • The largest cities of our own times could not have existed in the Middle Ages, for they could not have been provisioned, nor have been kept endurably healthy without elaborate aqueducts and drains.

    The Age of the Reformation

  • The versification is endurably free from gas, and the style in many parts may be pronounced rather tight and sinewy.

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters

  • The fun was rather heavy, but the audience was very good natured, and whatever the witnesses lacked in wit, they made up in extravagance of costume, so that two hours were whiled away quite endurably.

    Glances at Europe In a Series of Letters from Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, &c. During the Summer of 1851.

  • The barest necessaries of life are very cheap here; many support existence quite endurably on a franc (18¾ cents) a day; but of the rude Laboring Class few can really afford the comforts and proprieties of an orderly family life, and the privation is very lightly regretted.

    Glances at Europe In a Series of Letters from Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, &c. During the Summer of 1851.

  • Ambition -- on Benevolence -- on the Love of Fame, &c.: for all theses such as these, which treat moral qualities as pure abstractions, are stripped of their _human_ interest: and few adults even could write endurably upon such subjects in such a shape; though many might have written very pleasingly and judiciously upon a moral _case_ -- _i. e.

    The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey—Vol. 1 With a Preface and Annotations by James Hogg

  • Of course, amending the religious books brilliantly and endurably may serve the future generation if the information is not passed.

    The News is - The News is Now Public

  • You are not only incredibly and endurably RUDE and appallingly objectionable and tiresome and relentless and … and … AND …!

    parterre box

  • But he had never been open with his mother, and he feared his father, not knowing the tender righteousness of that father's heart, or the springs of love which would at once have burst open to meet the sorrowful tale of his wretched son; and instead of fleeing at once to his one city of refuge, he fell but to pacing the room in hopeless bewilderment; and before long he was searching every corner of his reviving consciousness, not indeed as yet for any justification, but for what palliation of his "fault" might there be found; for it was the first necessity of this self-lover to think well, or at least endurably, of himself.

    Salted with Fire


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