View definitions for tolerably


adverb as in all right

adverb as in fairly

adverb as in pretty

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Example Sentences

Who could suppose that two tolerably civilized nations would endure this in the middle of 1851?

What was equally important, a thick clump of cottonwood and willow furnished tolerably secure concealment.

The coffee-trees stand in rows upon tolerably steep hillocks.

It is tolerably certain that this is a corrupt form of the passage, and only makes the matter darker.

The streets, as I have already mentioned, are tolerably lively: peculiar omnibuses and cabriolets traverse them frequently.


On this page you'll find 170 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tolerably, such as: appropriately, competently, decently, satisfactorily, sufficiently, and abundantly.

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