Etymology
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affordable (adj.)
1804, "that can be spared;" 1853, "that can be paid for," from afford + -able. Related: Affordably (1969); affordability (1910).
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intelligible (adj.)
late 14c., "able to understand, intelligent," from Latin intelligibilis, intellegibilis "that can understand; that can be understood," from intellegere "to understand, come to know" (see intelligence). In Middle English also "to be grasped by the intellect" (rather than the senses). In English, sense of "capable of being understood, that can be understood" first recorded c. 1600. Related: Intelligibly.
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breathable (adj.)
"that can be breathed," 1731, from breathe + -able.
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satiable (adj.)

"that can be satisfied," 1560s; see satiate + -able. Related: Satiability.

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snootful (n.)
"as much (liquor) as one can take," 1885, from snoot (n.) + -ful.
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preventable (adj.)

"that can be prevented or hindered," 1630s, from prevent + -able. Related: Preventability.

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mentionable (adj.)

"that can be or is worthy to be mentioned," 1630s, from mention (v.) + -able.

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plasmid (n.)

"genetic structure in a cell that can replicate independently of the chromosomes," 1952, from plasma + -id.

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suggestible (adj.)
1851, "capable of being influenced," from suggest + -ible. Meaning "that can be suggested" is from 1836. Related: Suggestibly; suggestibility.
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wryneck (n.)
1580s, from wry + neck (n.). The bird so called from the singular manner in which is can twist the neck.
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