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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADAPTABLE

They had to be adaptable and capable of carrying delicate and large responsibility.

Because they were so likable and intelligent and adaptable—they were vastly dangerous!

Few words are more elastic and adaptable than the verb substantive.

Which of the possessions of the United States are adaptable for cane-sugar?

One can get accustomed to anything—man is as adaptable as the trees.

Not much "wide and adaptable life" to take her thoughts off herself.

The boys must be expert performers, and adaptable to any emergency.

We haven't any choir or any Bible, but parsonage folks have to be adaptable.

Broom is about the best cover you can use for sheltering a nest, and is most adaptable.

Young people of Cynthia's type and nationality are the most adaptable in the world.

WORD ORIGIN

1800, from adapt + -able.

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