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  • What right had he to cut her off from the things that made life tolerable? Cited from A Man Four-Square, by William MacLeod Raine
  • It is now found, that any tolerable oil may be used in them. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 2 (of 4), ed. by T. J. Randolph
  • People, you understand, with nothing at all that seems to make life tolerable. Cited from The Lee Shore, by Rose Macaulay
  • Heat seems somewhat more tolerable to players overall, but some feel not enough.
  • He said that he had been used tolerable well, not so bad as many had been used. Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • He was a man of tolerable education, and told his story well. Cited from The King's Achievement, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • My health is only tolerable; I would be better if we were once away. Cited from The Biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne, by Andrew A. Bonar
  • They are tolerable to us merely because we are used to them. Cited from The Myths of the New World, by Daniel G. Brinton
  • One must be very young indeed to find it even tolerable. Cited from Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography, by George William Erskine Russell
  • It is not tolerable that the one who is in any way away is in every way away. Cited from Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein, by Gertrude Stein
  • We did not like the looks of them, but they gave a tolerable account of themselves. Cited from Mission to Central Africa in 1850-51, Volume 1, by James Richardson
  • She could with him find relief, find life a tolerable thing. Cited from Dangerous Ages, by Rose Macaulay
  • Their new abode was in every way more tolerable than the old one. Cited from The Shadow of a Crime, by Hall Caine
  • Everything is for the best, it seems, and the world still a tolerable place. Cited from Little Novels of Italy, by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • They are of the middle size, have a good shape, and tolerable features. Cited from Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World Volume 2, James Cook
  • She's got to be somewhat tolerable or why would they hang out with her?
  • Troubles, if they did not die, at least became more tolerable in her presence. Cited from Before the Dawn, by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
  • They were all very well, and in tolerable spirits, only somewhat anxious about us. Cited from In New Granada, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Am I to do without the few comforts that might make life tolerable? Cited from The Good Comrade, by Una L. Silberrad
  • And I make no question but you have a tolerable voice. Cited from Favourite Fables in Prose and Verse, by Various
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Meaning of tolerable

  • adjective Capable of being borne or endured
    the climate is at least tolerable