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 Sentences of perceptible
a. capable of being perceived; cognizable; discernible; perceivable
By and by, out of the stillness, little, scarcely perceptible noises began to emphasize themselves.
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For a time the girl refused to notice; but her human curiosity presently began to manifest itself by hardly perceptible signs.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Even the Tatar, uncorking the bottle and pouring the sparkling wine into the delicate glasses, glanced at Stepan Arkadyevitch, and settled his white cravat with a perceptible smile of satisfaction.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Looking down at her he saw her face in profile, and from the scarcely perceptible quiver of her lips and eyelashes he knew she was aware of his eyes upon her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Her pretty little upper lip, on which a delicate dark down was just perceptible, was too short for her teeth, but it lifted all the more sweetly, and was especially charming when she occasionally drew it down to meet the lower lip.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Suddenly he seemed to remember; a scarcely perceptible smile flashed across his puffy face, and bowing low and respectfully he took the object that lay on the salver.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then, with a perceptible relaxation of manner, she begins to pace up and down about the garden in a brown study.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
Traddles, with a perceptible lengthening of his face, explained that he had not been able to approach this subject; that it had shared the fate of Mr.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
As he lay there he could hear Mattie moving about in her room, and her candle, sending its small ray across the landing, drew a scarcely perceptible line of light under his door.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
But there was another change, perceptible only to Lily; and that was that Dorset now avoided her almost as pointedly as his wife.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
My father observed with pain the alteration perceptible in my disposition and habits and endeavoured by arguments deduced from the feelings of his serene conscience and guiltless life to inspire me with fortitude and awaken in me the courage to dispel the dark cloud which brooded over me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Her thought was clearly perceptible, but she uttered no name, she made no complaint, she blamed no one.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context