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rational  - sensible, logical, able to reason


We must work this problem out in a rational manner.



His behavior has no rational explanation. He must have been temporarily insane.
* He is a normal, rational man.
rationale - a logical basis, a justification, an underlying reason
* The rationale for his decision was that it was in everyone's interest.
* Their rationale for building the new motorway is that it will reduce traffic congestion.
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eligible, illegible

eminent, imminent

ensure, assure

formally, formerly

hanged, hung

historic, historical

homework, housework

human, humane

lie, lay

lose, loose

mature, matured

misused, disused


moral, morale

persecuted, prosecuted

personal, personnel

precede, proceed

price, prize

principal, principle

rational, rationale

respectably, respectively

stationary, stationery

weather, whether


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