[ ef-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈɛf ə bəl /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Words nearby effable
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Example sentences from the Web for effable
We have architects and no tects; there are things which are ineffable and none which are effable.Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary|Voltaire
British Dictionary definitions for effable
/ (ˈɛfəbəl) /
archaic capable of being expressed in words
Word Origin for effable
C17: from Old French, from Late Latin effābilis, from Latin effārī, from ex- out + fārī to speak
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