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 Meanings and Examples of PRACTICABLE
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practicable
 a.  feasible; capable of being effected, done, or put into practice
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
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
11  Life is a theatre set in which there are but few practicable entrances.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
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
Example Sentence: (190 in 13 pages)
16  The newspaper alleged the mayor's corrupt practices.
17  The techniques refer to new or modified agricultural practices to reduce soil degradation and erosion.
18  Regulators are considering new ways to fight unfair and deceptive practices.
19  Both the reduction and the stabilization surgery are common practices in spinal cord injuries and clearly were vital elements of Everett's care.
20  Economic viability, including the environmental and social benefits deriving from forests, is a pre-requisite for wider adoption of sustainable forest management practices, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said today.
21  ABC's standards and practices division agreed to an unprecedented waiver allowing frontal nudity during the lengthy holocaust sequences.
22  The committee will need to winnow out the nonsense and produce more practical proposals if it is to achieve results.
23  The time you spend on it doesn't, for all practical purposes, affect the final result.
24  It's important to apply research in a practical way and not leave it on the shelf.
25  Candidates should have training and practical experience in basic electronics.
26  You must have a good education, but practical training is equally important.
27  From a practical point of view, it isn't a good place to live.
28  They wanted to design a machine that was both attractive and practical.
29  The assessment for the course involves written assignments and practical tests.
30  The consumption of ducks has increased in recent years, so it may be practical to define the various classes of ducks.