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be enough

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to meet a need or requirement

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They found by my eating that a small quantity would not suffice me; and being a most ingenious people, they slung up, with great dexterity, one of their largest hogsheads, then rolled it towards my hand, and beat out the top; I drank it off at a draught, which I might well do, for it did not hold half a pint, and tasted like a small wine of Burgundy, but much more delicious.
The tact and skill which suffice to avert a Woman's sting are unequal to the task of stopping a Woman's mouth; and as the wife has absolutely nothing to say, and absolutely no constraint of wit, sense, or conscience to prevent her from saying it, not a few cynics have been found to aver that they prefer the danger of the death-dealing but inaudible sting to the safe sonorousness of a Woman's other end.
To these great examples I wish to add a lesser one; still it bears some resemblance to them, and I wish it to suffice me for all of a like kind: it is Hiero the Syracusan.
In studies, whatsoever a man commandeth upon himself, let him set hours for it; but whatsoever is agreeable to his nature, let him take no care for any set times; for his thoughts will fly to it, of themselves; so as the spaces of other business, or studies, will suffice.
When the author came to revise the material, he found sins against taste which his zeal for righteousness could not suffice to atone for.
There is one transcendant advantage belonging to the province of the State governments, which alone suffices to place the matter in a clear and satisfactory light, -- I mean the ordinary administration of criminal and civil justice.
You have, sir; and the acknowledgment suffices,' replied the Admiral.
The loss of an almost insignificant weight suffices to produce a very noticeable displacement.
200 million cubic meters of gas will suffice for the whole village, he added.
The result of this union will certainly meet the client's wishes and suffice the designer's creation.
Of course these people could have been married in a civil ceremony, or by a minister of another denomination, but these are prominent people, and nothing less than an archbishop will suffice.
For a minor hemorrhage limited to the superior surface, limited voice rest and close follow-up will usually suffice.
Suffice to say that McGuire wasn't buying Miller and U.
But with his clipped diction and echo-drenched ivories, there's a sense that Sir Elton must always "do a number" when simply playing the damn songs would suffice.
Suffice it to say, fixing the community-college funding formula has been a long time in the waiting.