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intelligible
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
capable of being understood
  • What was understood to be his education was simply the practice of reading, writing, and spelling, carried on by an elaborate appliance of unintelligible ideas, and by much failure in the effort to learn by rote.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (46% in)
  • As for Tom's school course, it went on with mill-like monotony, his mind continuing to move with a slow, half-stifled pulse in a medium uninteresting or unintelligible ideas.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Golden Gates Are Passed (19% in)

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