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as in endurable
capable of being endured stubbing your toe is at least a more tolerable pain than breaking your foot

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as in adequate
of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards the accommodations are tolerable though not exactly luxurious

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“Tolerable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tolerable. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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