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perceptible
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Moby Dick
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  • But that thing of his dissembling was only subject to his perceptibility, not to his will determinate.
  • And, by and by, it came to pass, that he was almost continually in the air; but, as yet, for all that he said, or perceptibly did, on the at last sunny deck, he seemed as unnecessary there as another mast.
  • The peeled white body of the beheaded whale flashes like a marble sepulchre; though changed in hue, it has not perceptibly lost anything in bulk.
  • No perceptible face or front did it have; no conceivable token of either sensation or instinct; but undulated there on the billows, an unearthly, formless, chance-like apparition of life.

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  • The car makes a barely perceptible clicking sound at high speeds.
  • a perceptible limp

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