estimable


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deserving of respect or high regard

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deserving of esteem and respect

may be computed or estimated

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HERON FOSTER, editor of a Pittsburgh journal, and a most estimable gentleman.
Upon the death of the estimable captain, Samuel Ferguson, then twenty-two years of age, had already made his voyage around the world.
But above all, she is a handsome, estimable girl, and she loves me.
But then Ophelia had probably known Hamlet a long while; and Brenda Troil--she had known Mordaunt Merton ever since they were children; but then he seems to have been an estimable young man; and Minna was still more deeply in love with Cleveland, who was a stranger.
I began to imitate this master of mine almost as soon as I began to read him; this must be, and I had a greater pride and joy in my success than I should probably have known in anything really creative; I should have suspected that, I should have distrusted that, because I had nothing to test it by, no model; but here before me was the very finest and noblest model, and I had but to form my lines upon it, and I had produced a work of art altogether more estimable in my eyes than anything else could have been.
He is not to be mixed up with estimable old ladies.
Scarlett Trent, my most estimable young companion, that, during that year, I will live more than you in your whole lifetime.
I have had a few smaller successes, of course, and there is this affair of Lady Ruth and her estimable husband.
He is perfectly well aware that the nature of our vocation makes us suspicious of all newcomers, and he, therefore, desires to give you practical proof that he is to be depended on, by making half-a-crown immediately, and sending the same up, along with our handiwork, directed in his own handwriting, to our estimable correspondents in London.
Night and day this estimable woman was at his bedside.
Wherefore the estimable old ladies who abolished the
He lived in the finest house in town, kept a carriage and was a most estimable man variously.
Before that estimable lady could recover herself, or offer the slightest retaliation, she was forced into a kneeling posture by a crowd of shouting tormentors, and compelled to swallow a spoonful of the odious mixture, rendered more than usually savoury by the immersion in the bowl of Master Wackford's head, whose ducking was intrusted to another rebel.
She is a very estimable, pious young person,' said he; 'you needn't be afraid.
But disguised do I want to see YOU, ye neighbours and fellowmen, and well- attired and vain and estimable, as "the good and just;"--