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The House of Mirth
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  • Her face looked sallow and swollen in the dreary light, and her dull hair shaded imperceptibly into the tones of her skin.
  • It was not the first time that Selden had heard Lily’s beauty lightly remarked on, and hitherto the tone of the comments had imperceptibly coloured his view of her.
  • She was smiling back at him now, relaxing the tension of her attitude, and admitting him, by imperceptible gradations of glance and manner, a step farther toward intimacy.
  • Such embarrassment as was shown was on Mrs. Trenor’s side, and manifested itself in the mingling of exaggerated warmth with imperceptible reservations.

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  • ...and he let the line slip down, down, down, unrolling off the first of the two reserve coils. As it went down, slipping lightly through the old man’s fingers, he still could feel the great weight, though the pressure of his thumb and finger were almost imperceptible.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • Aspen gave me an almost imperceptible smile.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite

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