expugnable

[ek-spyoo-nuh-buh l, -spuhg-nuh-]
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adjective

able to be overcome, conquered, defeated, etc.

Nearby words

  1. expropriation,
  2. expt.,
  3. exptl,
  4. exptl.,
  5. expugn,
  6. expulse,
  7. expulsion,
  8. expulsive,
  9. expulsive pain,
  10. expunction

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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