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  • adjective Capable of or worthy of being treasured.

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Examples

  • Its melodies, sweet, its drama gut-busting, Carmen is Bizet's most treasurable gift to the world.

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  • "The Oxford Companion to the Book" is a monument to mankind's most effective means of communication, one that is infinitely portable, transmissible and treasurable, intimate and tactile in ways that none of its rivals can attain.

    The Bible of Bibliomania

  • "The Oxford Companion to the Book" is a monument to mankind's most effective means of communication, one that is infinitely portable, transmissible and treasurable, intimate and tactile in ways that none of its rivals can attain.

    The Bible of Bibliomania

  • "The Oxford Companion to the Book" is a monument to mankind's most effective means of communication, one that is infinitely portable, transmissible and treasurable, intimate and tactile in ways that none of its rivals can attain.

    The Bible of Bibliomania

  • "The Oxford Companion to the Book" is a monument to mankind's most effective means of communication, one that is infinitely portable, transmissible and treasurable, intimate and tactile in ways that none of its rivals can attain.

    The Bible of Bibliomania

  • Hitch-22 sparkles with funny stories, treasurable quotations, witty apercus and deft descriptions.

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  • Such honed perverseness means the 51-year-old songwriter is sometimes treated like rock's drunk uncle: entertaining, treasurable, but ultimately irrelevant.

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  • One result [of growing up in Holland], in a temperament such as my own, was a sense that mystery is treasurable, even necessary: for mystery, in such a crowded, see-through little country, is, among other things, space.

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  • For not believing in evolution, for being as narrow-minded and mean-spirited as Scrooge on Christmas, for assuming that all American IQs were no higher than your shoe size, for thinking you could do a Houdini with shockingly expensive couturier fashions, for making the great Joe Biden, a distinguished, solid, national treasure, look and seem even more treasurable.

    Erica Heller: How Do I Thank Thee, Sarah Palin?

  • There was a special mention of the treasurable Lucia Popp, a much-beloved Czech soprano who excelled everything from Mozart to the lighter heroines in Wagner and who died way, way too young.

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