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justifiable

juh stuh fahy uh buhl

  • s  capable of being justified

  • As Geddes says with justifiable pride, "It's everything that you don't expect to find at a film festival.
  • Surely during the real Holocaust it would have been "justifiable homicide" to kill a German camp guard, if that would have slowed the feeding of the gas chambers.
  • In these cases, taking risks is justifiable and even necessary if the church is to remain faithful, in multiformity, to her essence, being the people of God on the march.
News & Articles

  • Narrow focus
    Focusing attention on science, technology, engineering and math is a justifiable way to, as some Utah legislators like to say, meet the needs of business and industry for well-trained employees.
    June 17, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Letter: Be better sports
    J.B. Holmes, Naples: In the June Collier County School Board meeting, the after-school program for elementary schoolchildren was publicly discussed with justifiable emotion on the part of impacted parents.
    June 15, 2013 - Naples Daily News
Quotes

  • John McCain in Newsweek
    The point is, oil companies have got to be more participatory in alternate energy, in sharing their profits in a variety of ways, and there is very strong and justifiable emotion about their profits,McCain said.
  • Mitch McConnell in The Associated Press
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday before the president's speech that Obama should not use "the justifiable public outrage over an explosion that killed 11 people and the oil spill that followed as a tool for pushing a...
  • Carlos Queiroz in AFP
    Spain won with merit,said Queiroz. "But I would also like to underscore the fact that Portugal played with a great degree of dignity and ambition and I believe the fans have justifiable reason to be proud of the way the team has played."

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