conquerable


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subject to being conquered or overcome

capable of being surmounted or excelled

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But on the shores of tranquil Lake Ullswater, bordered by majestic yet reassuringly conquerable mountains and fells, Sharrow Bay is unique; the epitome of English country living.
And Jaroslav Svelch considers the ways in which video games make monsters knowable and conquerable in "Monsters by Numbers: Controlling Monstrosity in Video Games."
In these early acquisitions, nature is depicted as unthreatening, and therefore, conquerable. The paintings communicated a message of serenity and hope to its audiences, which is exactly what Nutana needed after losing twenty-nine men in the war.
"Shylock is an Englishman's Jew," Julius writes, "wicked, malignant, but ultimately conquerable." It is also a play of contrasts, of Jewish fidelity to the law, a "felonious adherence" to it, against Christian bonds of friendship and love.
Experience and history teach us that conditions which we once feared so much may be conquerable when the finest minds and determination of the sick combine to defeat what appeared to be undefeatable.
Even if they fancy a bit of window-shopping, the preference is often for a more -- shall we say -- 'conquerable' mall.
The technical difficulties of applying terra sigillata on such a scale have proved challenging but conquerable through experience.
(3) Geography, cartography and oceanography also received a boost in this period as disciplines necessary for orientation across the huge country and to locate conquerable areas.
Since the general tenor of their observations was that the Promised Land looked fine, but might not be conquerable, it makes sense for the editorial comment to highlight this point.
Like Conrad, Dostoyevsky deposits intangible dangers into a conquerable villain, creating an apparitional sort of revenge that verges on a ghost story.
Information technology has a conquerable figure in uniting of productive firm in vast productive systems.
I got back on my board, paddled out, and rode a wave all the way in, the rush of the ocean beneath me smooth, fast, and fierce--but conquerable. The next time I fell I let everything go, all sounds muted under the water, my eyes closed, my body spinning, my head empty until I broke the surface.
At a time when AIDS sometimes seems a distant and conquerable threat in the United States, France finishes with a reminder, in keeping with ACT UP's mission, that 5,500 still die every day (that's four every minute) because they cannot afford the very drugs heralded as saviors.
Lyme disease can be dangerous, but at the same time is very much conquerable. "Out of the Woods: Healing Lyme Disease - Body.