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sensible

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199661350
Published online June 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191744532
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In certain uses, in which the point is the effect produced or producible on the person or thing qualified, the three words are near, though not identical, in meaning. ...

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