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Who could suppose that two tolerably civilized nations would endure this in the middle of 1851?
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
What was equally important, a thick clump of cottonwood and willow furnished tolerably secure concealment.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The coffee-trees stand in rows upon tolerably steep hillocks.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It is tolerably certain that this is a corrupt form of the passage, and only makes the matter darker.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The streets, as I have already mentioned, are tolerably lively: peculiar omnibuses and cabriolets traverse them frequently.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
They take care, however, to place their nests in tolerably inaccessible places that cannot well be reached without a rope.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
In other cases the nebulous appearance is hardly more than a mist about a tolerably distinct central star.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Half wet through, and tolerably fatigued, I retired to my couch of dry leaves immediately after partaking of our scanty meal.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The dullness of that time has gone, and the roads are tolerably travelled to-day.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
With these precautions, and a careful destruction of all neighboring weeds, a tolerably clean bed may be expected.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO TOLERABLY

  • a bit
  • a little
  • averagely
  • comparatively
  • enough
  • fairly
  • in a certain degree
  • kind of
  • more or less
  • passably
  • pretty
  • quite
  • ratherish
  • reasonably
  • relatively
  • slightly
  • so-so
  • some
  • something
  • somewhat
  • sort of
  • to some degree
  • to some extent
  • tolerably
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