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perceptible
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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Definition
capable of being noticed — typically because it is different enough or large enough
  • The unexpected quality of this confession, wrung from her, and not volunteered, shook him perceptibly.
    5 — The Woman Pays (15% in)
  • The wife of Angel Clare put her hand to her brow, and felt its curve, and the edges of her eye-sockets perceptible under the soft skin, and thought as she did so that a time would come when that bone would be bare.
    5 — The Woman Pays (65% in)
  • The winding road downwards became just visible to her under the wan starlight as she followed it, and soon she paced a soil so contrasting with that above it that the difference was perceptible to the tread and to the smell.
    6 — The Convert (67% in)

There are no more uses of "perceptible" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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