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audible
used in Lord of the Flies

8 uses
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Definition
capable of being heard
  • The chant was audible but at that distance still wordless.
    p. 68.8
audible = capable of being heard
  • Now the antagonism was audible.
    p. 51.8
  • audible = capable of being heard
  • Yet as the words became audible, the procession reached the steepest part of the mountain, and in a minute or two the chant had died away.
    p. 69.1
  • audible = capable of being heard
  • Simon's mouth labored, brought forth audible words.
    p. 143.5
  • audible = capable of being heard
  • Ralph took an uncertain step, pointed to a palm tree, and whispered something inaudible to Piggy; and they both giggled like Sam.
    p. 149.4
  • inaudible = not capable of being heard

    (Editor's note:  The prefix "in-" in inaudible means not and reverses the meaning of audible. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.)
  • The line of phosphorescence bulged about the sand grains and little pebbles; it held them each in a dimple of tension, then suddenly accepted them with an inaudible syllable and moved on.
    p. 153.9
  • inaudible = not capable of being heard

    (Editor's note:  The prefix "in-" in inaudible means not and reverses the meaning of audible. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.)
  • Dark figures drew themselves out of the wreckage and flitted away, till the screams of the littluns and Piggy's gasps were once more audible.
    p. 167.6
  • audible = capable of being heard
  • His first words were a gasp, but audible.
    p. 175.3
audible = capable of being heard
There are no more uses of "audible" in Lord of the Flies.

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