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adjective as in forgivable

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It may be rude to say that all this was all a trick, but pardonable, perhaps, to say it looks very like trickery.

It was pardonable for a moment to imagine myself in command of a magnificent park of artillery.

But that gross way of two comparatives was then ordinary; and, therefore, more pardonable in Jonson.

The result was the state of things described with only pardonable exaggeration in Edmond About's amusing Roi de la montagne.

The quartermaster, not without pardonable pride, took me over the stores in which the men's kits are prepared.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pardonable, such as: defendable, defensible, excusable, justifiable, passable, and venial.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.