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Synonyms for passably

Synonyms for passably

to a moderately sufficient extent or degree

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media hypnosis may be passably good at looking back--reexamining some aspects of propaganda for the Iraq invasion, for instance, years after it occurs--while now helping to mesmerize the country into escalation of the war in Afghanistan.
We get an insider's peek at what it's like to corral hundreds of personalities, spiked by jangly hormones - at least among the old set - into a passably cohesive unit that can paddle canoes and hunt for frogs without self-destructing.
As a result, Steinel can play guitar and piano passably well, but "I can drum better than your average Midwestern white girl.
This is a sense of your ability to do a workout as measured on the following scale: unable, ineffective, passably able, effective, fully able.
I got the words out passably and plunged into the argument.
not on the second day, though it too was passably good
Like most passably literate people, we misspent a lot of our youth and eyesight on "junk" reading and loved every moment of it.
Bindi Babes is passably well written and balances between "problem novel" and total fluff--how could a middle school girl resist?
The moral of this story is this; my friend became passably accurate because he used the same exact hand position every time he shot, not because he had great form to begin with.
95), called Cape Flats fish here, is lightly battered, fried and passably served with fries as the traditional fish and chips dish.
And she's more than passably accomplished on the mandolin.
If they can't, it's usually fairly easy to teach them to do so passably.
Finally, the 1812 closes the show, and, lo and behold, it's passably good.
This fundamental deficiency garners scant attention in much of the country because, in most suburbs and rural areas, parental guidance or social support enables students to reach adulthood passably educated.
As for the charge that weblogging is dilettantish, Welch observes: "The word dilettante to me has always been more or less equivalent to journalist -- we learn how to specialize in 100 different disciplines, and write passably on topics of which we know nothing.