Examples of explicable in a Sentence
phenomena explicable by the laws of physics
the mystery of those strange noises became quite explicable once we realized that a colony of bats had taken up residence
Recent Examples of explicable from the Web
It was thought to be explicable in terms of will and commitment to God.
Some of this is explicable by more or less natural factors.
Trump’s vilification of Hillary Clinton, Atwood believes, is more explicable when seen through the lens of the Puritan witch-hunts.
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First Known Use of explicable
Synonymsanswerable, explainable, solvable, resolvable, soluble
Antonymshopeless, inexplicable, insoluble, insolvable, unexplainable, unresolvable, unsolvable
Related Wordsanalyzable, decipherable; feasible, workable
Near Antonymsdifficult, inextricable, knotty; impossible, insuperable; absurd, fantastic (also fantastical), outlandish, preposterous, ridiculous
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