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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 a.  feasible; capable of being effected, done, or put into practice
Example Sentence: (190 in 13 pages)
1  The only practicable course of action is to sell the company.
2  We hold a sure card to be practicable.
3  The investigation led up to the conclusion that the plan was practicable.
4  It is not reasonably practicable to offer her the original job back.
5  The board of directors decided that the plan was practicable and agreed to undertake the project.
6  The Act was introduced to end restrictive practices in the docks.
7  Women of colour who face racist practices can not be simply incorporated into models which assume white women as the norm.
8  Modern farming methods coexist with more traditional practices.
9  Buddhist ethics are simple but its practices are very complex to a western mind.
10  But Thompson, associates said, will give strong assurances that he will examine questionable campaign finance practices regardless of party.
11  The firm was accused of dubious accounting practices.
12  The procedure is in strict conformity with standard international practices.
13  Both companies are under investigation for corrupt practices.
14  It is the school's duty to articulate its practices to parents.
15  We are currently developing a number of best practices to enhance network security.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It was a fine sight, to behold the learned dog barking round it, and Mr. Sleary instructing him, with his one practicable eye, that Bitzer was the object of his particular attentions.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII
2  Rowena, who possessed strong sense, neither considered his plan as practicable, nor as desirable, so far as she was concerned, could it have been achieved.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  Known to have some influence with her sister, she was continually requested, or at least receiving hints to exert it, beyond what was practicable.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
4  Vague wishes of getting Sarah thither, had occurred before to Mrs Musgrove and Henrietta; but without Anne, it would hardly have been resolved on, and found practicable so soon.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
5  Gorget, gusset, basinet, cuirass, gauntlet, sleeve, all alike in the view of these feminine eyes were practicable spaces whereon to sew scraps of fluttering colour.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
6  All the buildings and trees seemed easily practicable to such dexterous climbers as the Morlocks, to judge by their wells, must be.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VII
7  And this is the Bibliographical system here adopted; and it is the only one that can possibly succeed, for it alone is practicable.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
8  Besides, the old man well knew that to steer by transpointed needles, though clumsily practicable, was not a thing to be passed over by superstitious sailors, without some shudderings and evil portents.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
9  They would jeer him, and, if practicable, pelt him with missiles.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  The absolute should be practicable.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
11  Life is a theatre set in which there are but few practicable entrances.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
12  It is possible, Haidee, that so perfect a seclusion, though conformable with the habits and customs of the East, may not be practicable in Paris.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 49. Haidee.
13  Isabella, absorbed in her meditations, or a book, remained till the door opened; and it was too late to attempt an escape, which she would gladly have done had it been practicable.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  We changed, and I had not made up my mind, and still reflected for my comfort that it would be quite practicable to get down and walk back, when we changed again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
15  The Bureau invited continued cooperation with benevolent societies, and declared: "It will be the object of all commissioners to introduce practicable systems of compensated labor," and to establish schools.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II