resistible

[ ri-zis-tuh-buh l ]
/ rɪˈzɪs tə bəl /

adjective

that can be resisted.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of resistible

First recorded in 1635–45; resist + -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM resistible

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Example sentences from the Web for resistible

  • As to your Life Force, which you think irresistible, it is the most resistible thing in the world for a person of any character.

    Man And Superman|George Bernard Shaw
  • Had he calculated in his own subtle brain that temptations are least resistible when they are most tangible?

  • The latter is chiefly used for furniture, as it is the most resistible wood of the West.

  • The Huns were found to be resistible, vulnerable, breakable.

    Raemaekers' Cartoons|Louis Raemaekers