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palpable
used in The Mill on the Floss

3 uses
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Definition
very apparent (so strong, it almost seems to take a material form that can be touched)
  • Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress, and Mr. Tulliver's heat was certainly more and more palpable.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Christmas Holidays (94% in)
  • While Mr. Tulliver was slowly becoming himself again, his lot was hastening toward its moment of most palpable change.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (3% in)
  • Of course it was palpable to Maggie's thinking that he had dined hastily in his own room for the sake of setting off again and finding her alone.
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Illustrating the Laws of Attraction (80% in)

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