scrutable

adjective
scru·​ta·​ble | \ˈskrü-tə-bəl \

Definition of scrutable 

: capable of being deciphered : comprehensible

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Examples of scrutable in a Sentence

she thinks that she's a sly and subtle schemer, but her machinations and motives are all too scrutable to those of us who know her

First Known Use of scrutable

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scrutable

Late Latin scrutabilis searchable, from Latin scrutari

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The first known use of scrutable was circa 1600

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