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 Meanings and Examples of PALPABLE
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palpable
 a.  tangible; easily perceptible; unmistakable
Classic Sentence:
1  Nor, in quite other aspects, does Nature in her least palpable but not the less malicious agencies, fail to enlist among her forces this crowning attribute of the terrible.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
2  Here is the palpable impression of the footstep of a man," cried Heyward, bending over the indicated spot; "he has trod in the margin of this pool, and the mark cannot be mistaken.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
3  The age and weakness of the slumbering and unconscious Munro were indicated by signs too palpable to be mistaken.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
4  Such a direct and palpable contradiction of the tale related by the father caused all eyes to be turned on him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
5  The realities of the soul are none the less realities because they are not visible and palpable.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
6  Any nearer and more palpable meeting would have alarmed Cosette at this first stage, when she was still half immersed in the exaggerated mists of the cloister.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE BATTLE BEGUN
7  The recurrence of a vision is a reality; it was palpable, it was the writing restored in the mirror.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER
8  This sincerity, visible, palpable, irrefragable, evident from the very grief that it caused him, rendered inquiries useless, and conferred authority on all that that man had said.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
9  The effect upon Eustacia was palpable.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
10  It is now necessary that man, governed by his senses, should find in virtue a charm palpable to those senses.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
11  If the best of the American Negroes receive by outer pressure a leader whom they had not recognized before, manifestly there is here a certain palpable gain.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III
12  Upon this every soul was confounded; for the phenomenon just then observed by Ahab had unaccountably escaped every one else; but its very blinding palpableness must have been the cause.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
13  Such being my conjectures, any one acquainted with the appearance of New Bedford may very readily infer how palpably I must have seen my mistake.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  The patient's enlarged spleen was palpable: even the first year medical student could feel it.
2  A genuine London fog seems not like the heavy gray mist, as Dickens says, like "palpable brown air."
3  We've got a clear mission and a great team; your energy and enthusiasm is palpable, the ideas are flowing, and momentum is building.
4  Ever since the Dec. 17 announcement by President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro that the two countries would begin normalizing relations and restore diplomatic ties severed a half-century ago, there has been a palpable sense that Cuba is on the verge of something new.
5  Furthermore, there is a marked absence of peer pressure here, which would make itself palpably felt when such anti - social conduct occurs.