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synonyms for pregnable

  • accessible
  • assailable
  • attackable
  • defenseless
  • exposed
  • liable
  • naked
  • on the line
  • on-the-spot
  • out on a limb
  • ready
  • sensitive
  • sitting duck
  • sucker
  • susceptible
  • tender
  • thin-skinned
  • unguarded
  • unprotected
  • unsafe
  • vincible
  • weak
  • wide open
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How to use pregnable in a sentence

In another instant I was working my ramrod through the earthen roof of our air-tight, although scarcely pregnable citadel.
BUCKSKIN MOSEBUCKSKIN MOSE
A cute old soul was Biddy, and extensive the knowledge experience had given her of the pregnable points of general character.
THE BUNSBY PAPERSJOHN BROUGHAM
The city was encircled by walls and fortifications of great strength and height, and scarcely pregnable even if accessible.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
At the inhospitable silence they waxed restive; they assaulted and forced the pregnable barriers, and invaded the premises.
HEART OF THE WESTO. HENRY
He did not know each man has his weak point, and that Mortomley's pregnable spot lay close to the colours himself had begotten.
MORTOMLEY'S ESTATE, VOL. III (OF 3)CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH LAWSON COWAN RIDDELL
But that humour of hers, like the works of Gibraltar, no Spaniard can find pregnable.
A BOLD STROKE FOR A HUSBANDHANNAH COWLEY
There comes therefore the Statesman who acknowledges to himself that he will be pregnable.
THE DUKE'S CHILDRENANTHONY TROLLOPE
From the reports of his spies regarding Bergerac, he thought the place was pregnable.
THE HISTORY OF CHIVALRY, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES MILLS
It is without gaps, but still pregnable at any point, by reason of the want of armature in the shrubs of which it is composed.
SCIENCE AND PRACTICE IN FARM CULTIVATIONJAMES BUCKMAN
Let us assail this castle: it is pregnable: we shall have double honour.
CHRONICLE AND ROMANCE (THE HARVARD CLASSICS SERIES)JEAN FROISSART, THOMAS MALORY, RAPHAEL HOLINSHED
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREGNABLE

  • absorptive
  • bibulous
  • dry
  • imbibing
  • penetrable
  • permeable
  • porous
  • pregnable
  • retentive
  • spongy
  • thirsty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.