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intelligible
used in Northanger Abbey

4 uses
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Definition
capable of being understood
  • Yes; I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
    Chapter 16 (48% in)
  • Dorothy, meanwhile, no less struck by your appearance, gazes on you in great agitation, and drops a few unintelligible hints.
    Chapter 20 (54% in)
  • But now—in short, she made herself as miserable as possible for about half an hour, went down when the clock struck five, with a broken heart, and could scarcely give an intelligible answer to Eleanor's inquiry if she was well.
    Chapter 25 (6% in)
  • The carriage was soon announced to be ready; and Catherine, instantly rising, a long and affectionate embrace supplied the place of language in bidding each other adieu; and, as they entered the hall, unable to leave the house without some mention of one whose name had not yet been spoken by either, she paused a moment, and with quivering lips just made it intelligible that she left "her kind remembrance for her absent friend."
    Chapter 28 (98% in)

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