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Word: solvent

Definition: able to pay all debts; N. solvency


Sentences Containing 'solvent'

The real activity of ground water is due to its great solvent power; every time we put sugar into tea or soap into water we are using water as a solvent.
The opinion of all the commercial men was that, under the reverses which had successively weighed down Morrel, it was impossible for him to remain solvent.
``Is it possible that Thomson&French are not looked upon as safe and solvent bankers?
``Thomson&French are perfectly solvent,''replied Danglars, with an almost mocking smile:``but the word unlimited, in financial affairs, is so extremely vague.''

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