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Sizeable   /sˈaɪzəbəl/   Listen
Sizeable

adjective
1.
Fairly large.  Synonyms: ample, sizable.  "An ample waistline" , "Of ample proportions"
2.
Large in amount or extent or degree.  Synonyms: goodish, goodly, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, tidy.  "A goodly amount" , "Received a hefty bonus" , "A respectable sum" , "A tidy sum of money" , "A sizable fortune"



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"Sizeable" Quotes from Famous Books



... women sat or lounged a score or two of youths—wiry, hard-faced little fellows, for the most part, with scarcely a sizeable man amongst them. They were all clothed in "push" evening dress—black bell-bottomed pants, no waistcoat, very short black paget coat, white shirt with no collar, and a gaudy neckerchief round the bare throat. Their boots ...
— An Outback Marriage • Andrew Barton Paterson

... by before we dared to lift the body again: and after a nervous while in crossing the beach we found the boat left high and dry by the ebb, and had an interminable job to get her down to the water without noise. I climbed in and took the oars: the Vicar lifted a sizeable ...
— Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts • A. T. Quiller-Couch



Words linked to "Sizeable" :   large, big, considerable



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