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That second opinion should give the city more sensible recommendations on how to safely and quickly ready the building for full occupancy, for far less than the $115 million Kitchell recommends spending.

He immediately created a sensible plan to combat the coronavirus, developing a national testing strategy and calling for a universal mask mandate.

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I guess it’s one measure of how successful, and dominant, the political duopoly is that plenty of seemingly sensible people have plenty of seemingly sensible reform ideas that, for the most part, gain very little traction.

It might seem sensible to assume that a lower starting temperature would provide an insurmountable head start.

Pandemics happen because of lack of governance, sensible public health interventions and surveillance.

And in an environment where time is money, hooking up with an escort just might be the sensible thing to do.

Some will be avoiding New Year festivities entirely—and very sensible folk they are too.

“These days we all have to be a bit more sensible,” says Sitwell.

In The Sense of Style, Steven Pinker settles a war among the scolds with a sensible approach to usage.

The White House just launched a major initiative to implement a more modern, sensible drug policy.

That was a considerable sensible commandment of yourn, always to shoot the foremost of the Mexicans when they attacked.

By its operation Gordon Wright, the most sensible man of our acquaintance, is reduced to the level of infancy!

But here in this little valley of the Kaw, he was cheered to see his race on a practical and sensible basis.

When Tim hesitates he loses his temper as a sensible man should lose it—he buries it, and his indomitable good humor wins.

She was far too sensible for ingratitude, and fully appreciated the gifts that life had so liberally dealt her.


On this page you'll find 164 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sensible, such as: astute, down-to-earth, intelligent, judicious, logical, and practical.

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