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synonyms for pardonable

  • defendable
  • defensible
  • excusable
  • justifiable
  • passable
  • venial
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How to use pardonable in a sentence

It may be rude to say that all this was all a trick, but pardonable, perhaps, to say it looks very like trickery.
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
It was pardonable for a moment to imagine myself in command of a magnificent park of artillery.
THE SUPPLIES FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMYCALEB HUSE
But that gross way of two comparatives was then ordinary; and, therefore, more pardonable in Jonson.
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, VOLUME 4 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
The result was the state of things described with only pardonable exaggeration in Edmond About's amusing Roi de la montagne.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The quartermaster, not without pardonable pride, took me over the stores in which the men's kits are prepared.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
I remember a story about Grard, which my mother used to tell with pardonable pride.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
She smiled in retrospect; it would have been pardonable if Neeld had smiled too.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
"Then come into my cabin again," said the Princess with pardonable asperity.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
She had heard so much newspaper slang that her lapse from the grammatical standard was perhaps pardonable.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
Hardly a young girl who does not take a pardonable interest in a beauty 180 contest.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PARDONABLE

  • condonable
  • defendable
  • excusable
  • fit
  • logical
  • pardonable
  • permissible
  • plausible
  • proper
  • tenable
  • valid
  • vindicable
  • warrantable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.