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Of all the useful and dependable articles of food, commend us to the Sandwich.

I'm glad she has my panels finished, for I have a feeling that she isn't too dependable, after all.

If your physician recommends one to you, you may know she is clean and dependable.

No, paternalism is not dependable, granting that it is desirable.

Now there you were more likely to pick up with the dependable kind.

In public, General O'Reilly was himself—charming, dependable, cheerful.

One was Tom Spink, the elderly but keen and dependable English sailor.

The lowest grade of all in the service is proverbially the most dependable.

Home was known by all his acquaintances to be a most dependable man.

There was a sense of protection in sitting next to him, he is so big and dependable.

WORD ORIGIN

1735; se depend + -able. Related: Dependability; dependably.

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