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It is, of course, allowable towards those who take a decidedly responsible and confidential situation in a household.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Under these peculiar circumstances it might have been allowable to postpone the journey till the morning.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
A meerschaum or a wooden pipe is then allowable, but never a clay or a dudeen.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
Salt is the condiment to use with them, but sugar is allowable.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
It is allowable to eat it with your fingers, as I have said, in private.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
We should flatter the unhappy; it is the only flattery allowable.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
The back slightly darker is allowable, if of a rich colour, and the colour softened, not clouded.
OUR CATS AND ALL ABOUT THEMHARRISON WEIR
Many of them had long since passed the red lines that marked the allowable overload point.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
"These are very allowable feelings when sustained by wealth and fortune," said O'Reilly, quietly.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Whatever mode of composition is adopted, every variety and license is allowable.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ALLOWABLE

  • all right
  • allowable
  • defensible
  • excusable
  • explainable
  • forgivable
  • justifiable
  • minor
  • not serious
  • not too bad
  • okay
  • permissible
  • slight
  • tolerable
  • trivial
  • understandable
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