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tolerably adv
1 in a tolerable manner; "she did it well enough" [syn: well enough, to a tolerable degree, to an adequate degree]
2 in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner; "she plays tennis tolerably" [syn: acceptably, so-so] [ant: unacceptably, unacceptably]

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  1. In a tolerable manner; of something that can be tolerated.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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