Thesaurus / preferable

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Some good strains have a mixture of silky coat with the hard, and this is preferable to a woolly coat.

Sporting DogsFrank Townend Barton

We deliberate on or upon, also about or concerning a matter: the first two are preferable.

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald

They compare two modes of action, or two substances, and judge the one to be preferable to the other, and accordingly select it.

Nineteenth Century QuestionsJames Freeman Clarke

The news was well received, for anything was preferable to the prison life they were leading in Belfort.

The DownfallEmile Zola

But "egotism, in the sense of 'self-worship,' is preferable to egoism, since egoism also designates a system of philosophy."

In politics as well as in business he held that a lean compromise was preferable to a fat lawsuit, as the German proverb puts it.

Albert BallinBernhard Huldermann

I shuddered instinctively, for this answer seemed to imply that the stillness of the grave would be preferable to my destiny.

The approval of a good conscience is preferable to the applause of the world.

Rather close grazing, from the time that grazing begins, is preferable to grazing that leaves the crop uneven.

On the whole he deemed it preferable to the life he would have led at his mother's.

DemosGeorge Gissing

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