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  • About five o’clock in the evening the island was distinct, and everything on it was plainly perceptible, owing to that clearness of the atmosphere peculiar to the light which the rays of the sun cast at its setting.
  • ’Vasiliki,’ said he to my mother, trembling perceptibly, ’the instant approaches which will decide everything.
  • Something like a smile was perceptible on Madame de Villefort’s countenance.
  • The light made the two swords appear like flashes of lightning; as for the men, they were scarcely perceptible, the darkness was so great.
  • There is a poison which destroys life almost without leaving any perceptible traces.
  • Andrea turned pale, but as it was dark his pallor was not perceptible.
  • His only jewellery was a chain, so fine that the slender gold thread was scarcely perceptible on his white waistcoat.
  • The latter watched with strange and deep interest the young girl, absorbed by her affection, and he also, like Morrel, followed those traces of inward suffering which was so little perceptible to a common observer that they escaped the notice of every one but the grandfather and the lover.
  • And pressing his lips on the hand of Julie, who rushed into his arms, he extended his other hand to Emmanuel; then tearing himself from this abode of peace and happiness, he made a sign to Maximilian, who followed him passively, with the indifference which had been perceptible in him ever since the death of Valentine had so stunned him.

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

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