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palpable
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  • She thought it would be an excellent match; and only too palpably desirable, natural, and probable, for her to have much merit in planning it.
  • —Whatever advantages she may have enjoyed with the Campbells are so palpably at an end!
  • When Miss Smiths and Mr. Eltons get acquainted—they do indeed—and really it is strange; it is out of the common course that what is so evidently, so palpably desirable—what courts the pre-arrangement of other people, should so immediately shape itself into the proper form.
  • It was a palpable display, repeated on every possible occasion.

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  • The tension in the room was palpable.
  • "Can’t see it," remarked Rainsford, trying to peer through the dank tropical night that was palpable as it pressed its thick warm blackness in upon the yacht.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game

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