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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIZEABLE

Farther on, Dan and Brad could see that it widened to a sizeable floor.

The potential for inter-ethnic tension is deemed to be sizeable by the West.

Winnemucca is quite a sizeable town, and is the county seat of some county.

And now there's hardly a sizeable stick of timber left in the woods.

She was a well-built, sizeable woman, with good proportions and fine health,—but a fool.

A sizeable grandstand flanked the gridiron and a smaller one stood behind the home-plate of the varsity diamond.

Most memorable among the early types was a sizeable group to which he referred in his diary and letters as psalms.

Judging from present appearances, there will not be twenty-five sizeable heads out of the 1,800 planted.

These birds, unlike the Reef Herons, preferred grasslands to beach areas for feeding and were usually seen in sizeable flocks.

But when a lad I drew many a sizeable trout out of it—afore your time, John, when it weren't poaching to fish there as it be now.

WORD ORIGIN

also sizable, 1610s, "of relatively good, suitable, or desirable size, usually somewhat large" [Century Dictionary], from size + -able. Related: Sizeably; sizeableness.

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