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imperceptible
used in The Mill on the Floss

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impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
  • Maggie felt her heart leap at this subterfuge of Philip's, and there passed over her face that almost imperceptible shock which accompanies any relief.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Wavering Balance (75% in)
  • But there were things in her stronger than vanity,—passion and affection, and long, deep memories of early discipline and effort, of early claims on her love and pity; and the stream of vanity was soon swept along and mingled imperceptibly with that wider current which was at its highest force today, under the double urgency of the events and inward impulses brought by the last week.
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- Charity in Full-Dress (80% in)
  • The unspeakable suggestions of tenderness that lie in the dimpled elbow, and all the varied gently lessening curves, down to the delicate wrist, with its tiniest, almost imperceptible nicks in the firm softness.
    6.10 -- Book 6 Chapter 10 -- The Spell Seems Broken (54% in)

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