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perceptible
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
capable of being noticed — typically because it is different enough or large enough
  • If he was absent from the room an hour, a perceptible dulness seemed to steal over the spirits of his guests; and his re-entrance was sure to give a fresh impulse to the vivacity of conversation.
    Chapter 18 (53% in)
  • No charm was wanting, no defect was perceptible; the young girl had regular and delicate lineaments; eyes shaped and coloured as we see them in lovely pictures, large, and dark, and full; the long and shadowy eyelash which encircles a fine eye with so soft a fascination; the pencilled brow which gives such clearness; the white smooth forehead, which adds such repose to the livelier beauties of tint and ray; the cheek oval, fresh, and smooth; the lips, fresh too, ruddy, healthy, sweetly...
    Chapter 31 (65% in)
  • Whatever — whoever you are — be perceptible to the touch or I cannot live!
    Chapter 37 (22% in)

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