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intelligible
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

6 uses
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Definition
capable of being understood
  • Albert poured himself out a glass of lacryma Christi, which he sipped at intervals, muttering some unintelligible words.
    Chapters 33-34 (10% in)
  • This time he fell on his knees, and, clasping his hands convulsively, uttered a prayer intelligible to God alone.
    Chapters 23-24 (97% in)
  • To this dumb language, which was so unintelligible to others, she answered by throwing her whole soul into the expression of her countenance, and in this manner were the conversations sustained between the blooming girl and the helpless invalid, whose body could scarcely be called a living one, but who, nevertheless, possessed a fund of knowledge and penetration, united with a will as powerful as ever although clogged by a body rendered utterly incapable of obeying its impulses.
    Chapters 57-58 (64% in)
  • She had turned from the window, which remained open, and was praying in accents that would have affected the most unfeeling; her words were rapid, incoherent, unintelligible, for the burning weight of grief almost stopped her utterance.
    Chapters 73-74 (55% in)
  • Barrois muttered a few unintelligible words.
    Chapters 79-80 (54% in)
  • Then, with sighs which were unlike any human sound, he dragged himself to the door, reeled across the court-yard, and falling into the arms of his valet, he said in a voice scarcely intelligible,—"Home, home."
    Chapters 91-92 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "intelligible" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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