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defensible

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1 capable of being defended against physical attack
  • the pioneers retreated to a defensible hillside to take a stand against the raiders

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2 capable of being defended with good reasoning against verbal attack
  • there's simply no defensible reason for dropping out of school

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“Defensible.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defensible. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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