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  • be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity; "A few words would answer"; "This car suits my purpose well"; "Will $100 do?"; "A ''B'' grade doesn''t suffice to get me into medical school"; "Nothing else will serve"

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* I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for modern man he fornicated and read the papers. - Albert Camus

* Three minutes thought would suffice to find this out but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time. - A. E. Houseman


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  • Soccer Insider: D.C. United to begin 2015 campaign with Champions League match in Costa Rica
    Six weeks of preseason will have to suffice for United against an Alajuelense squad in mid-season form. Read more on this news related to 'Suffice'
  • Borges: Another Roger Goodell ruling squashed in court
    Suffice it to say NFL commissioner Roger Goodell need never say “I’m no lawyer...” That fact has recently been well established. Goodell and “The Shield” he once promised to protect like his own family took another shot to the petunias yesterday, when Federal Court Judge David Doty reversed arbitrator Harold Henderson’s ruling supporting Goodell’s su Read more on this news related to 'Suffice'
  • UN climate chief tempers expectations on Paris deal
    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Tempering expectations on a global climate deal in Paris this year, the U.N.'s top climate diplomat on Thursday warned against assuming the pact will suffice to prevent dangerous levels of warming. Read more on this news related to 'Suffice'

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