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expugnable

[ek-spyoo-nuh-buh l, -spuhg-nuh-]
adjective
  1. able to be overcome, conquered, defeated, etc.
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Origin of expugnable

1560–70; < Latin expugnābilis, equivalent to expugnā(re) to take by storm (ex- ex-1 + pugnāre to fight) + -bilis -ble
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Historical Examples of expugnable

  • Expugnable, eks-pug′na-bl, or eks-pū′-, adj. (rare) capable of being stormed.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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