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Search phrase: acceptable

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.39Your acceptable greeting to my king.Your acceptable greeting to my king.

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.4.12 What acceptable audit canst thou leave? What acceptable Audit can'st thou leaue?

Glossary

 9 result(s).
acceptablewelcome, pleasing, gratifying
acceptedacceptable
currentacceptable, up-to-date, fashionable
graciousacceptable, righteous, full of favour
ingratefulunacceptable, displeasing, disagreeable
relishbe acceptable, find favour
salvemake more acceptable, soften down, account for
standbe acceptable as, be valid as
uncurrentunacceptable, not legally current, worthless

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
acceptablegracious
acceptablecurrent
acceptableaccepted
acceptable, bestand
acceptable, berelish
acceptable, make moresalve
unacceptableuncurrent
unacceptableingrateful

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ACCEPTBASICacceptable adj
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