Superably
Superable Su"per*a*ble, a. [L. superabilis, from superare to go over, to surmount, fr. super above, over.] Capable of being overcome or conquered; surmountable. [1913 Webster]

Antipathies are generally superable by a single effort. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] -- {Su"per*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Su"per*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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  • superably — adverb see superable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • superably — See superableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • superably — su·per·a·bly …   English syllables

  • superably — adverb see superable * * * suˈperably adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑superate …   Useful english dictionary

  • superable — adjective Etymology: Latin superabilis, from superare to surmount more at insuperable Date: 1629 capable of being overcome or conquered • superableness noun • superably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • superable — superability, superableness, n. superably, adv. /sooh peuhr euh beuhl/, adj. capable of being overcome; surmountable. [1620 30; < L superabilis, equiv. to supera(re) to overcome (deriv. of super; see SUPER ) + bilis BLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • superable — /ˈsupərəbəl/ (say soohpuhruhbuhl) adjective capable of being overcome; surmountable. {Latin superābilis} –superably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • superable — [so͞o′pər ə bəl] adj. [L superabilis < superare, to overcome < super: see SUPER ] Rare that can be overcome or conquered; surmountable superably adv …   English World dictionary

  • su|per|a|bly — «SOO puhr uh blee», adverb. so as to be superable: »a superably built obstacle …   Useful english dictionary

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