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tolerable

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  • a  capable of being borne or endured
    the climate is at least tolerable
  • s  about average; acceptable

  • Antiwar fever, which President Richard Nixon had skillfully reduced to a tolerable level last fall, surged upward again to a point unequaled since Lyndon Johnson was driven .
  • The abandoned school was stifling, though more tolerable than the dusty, sun-addled main street of town, which we'd just walked along the general on an arid grip-and-grin tour .
  • Instead, cancer doctors now appreciate that wayward cells may not necessarily have to be destroyed, just corralled and contained in a safe and tolerable way, often with drugs that .
News & Articles

  • BlackBerry And Nokia - Surprising Signs Of App Traction?
    Some signs of interest in BlackBerry and Windows app platforms are emerging this summer - just as rivalry between BlackBerry and Nokia seems closer than ever. I have talked to three different large app houses over the past week and each of them cited some momentum for Windows over the past six months, mostly due to tolerable success at Verizon. Two of the three also witnessed growing interest in ...
    June 17, 2013 - Forbes
  • Hair-Loss Drugs' Big Growth in China
    When Shi Yang was studying and working in France several years ago, most of his colleagues were bald—which made his own thinning pate more tolerable. But since Shi’s return to China in 2011, the 26-year-old Shanghai engineer’s hair loss has become an issue.
    June 13, 2013 - BusinessWeek
  • As skeeter numbers jump, Vector Control crews out in full force
    FARGO - The annual influx of mosquitoes has started in earnest, with ground crews out in full force to knock down the number of bloodsuckers to more tolerable levels.
    June 13, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
Quotes

  • Al Sharpton in Guardian Unlimited
    Somewhere we must draw the line in what is tolerable in mainstream media,Sharpton said Sunday. "We cannot keep going through offending us and then apologizing and then acting like it never happened. Somewhere we've got to stop this."
  • Donald Tusk in USA Today
    We want a package that will be tolerable for the poorer member states,said Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk.
  • Ban Ki-moon in Ubyssey Online
    At the opening of the CSW's meeting, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon stated that "Violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable and never tolerable."

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