estimableness


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es·ti·ma·ble

 (ĕs′tə-mə-bəl)
adj.
1. Possible to estimate: estimable assets; an estimable distance.
2. Deserving of esteem; admirable: an estimable young professor.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin aestimābilis, from aestimāre, to value.]

es′ti·ma·ble·ness n.
es′ti·ma·bly adv.
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s mother, who was a person whom her reputed daughter used only for show purposes, since in all matters of business the daughter fended for herself, and it is unlikely that the mother knew anything about them.
His intuition told him it was the wrong thing to do, and he was glad that sheet and tiller kept his hands occupied and fended off temptation.
The starboard boat, fended off by sailors, rose and fell in the water alongside while the remainder of the dunnage and provisions showered into her.