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  • adv. In a palpable manner; tangibly

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a palpable manner, in such a manner as to be perceived by the touch; hence, plainly; obviously: as, palpably mistaken.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. so as to be palpable

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Examples

  • To add to the woes of Patriots fans: Fox Sports' Mike Pereira, the NFL's former vice president of officiating, said the rules actually allow officials to give expired time back to a team if they see what is known as a "palpably unfair act."

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  • The emphasis palpably is on "a short space," which therefore comes first in the Greek, not on "he must continue," as if his continuance for some [considerable] time were implied, as Alford wrongly thinks.

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  • The organic nature of the music was strengthened, the spectrum of expression palpably emerging from deep within the score.

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  • Germany's economics ministry said in a statement that the plateau -- which marked the first time since November 2007 in which orders in Europe's largest economy had avoided a decline for two consecutive months -- "palpably" raised the prospects for a medium-term recovery in Germany's hard-hit industrial sector.

    Euro-Zone Banks Need Recovery Plan, IMF Says

  • A quarter of a decade on, this palpably post-Twilight/True Blood TV remake places the emphasis more on fangs than fur, wherein a random wolf bite turns asthmatic underdog Scott McCall from an unpromising everykid into a lacrosse prodigy with a bionic sense of hearing, and – downside – an occasional intemperate bloodlust.

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  • But, as the show palpably demonstrates, the transition lasted an entire age.

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  • As a use-value, the linen is something palpably different from the coat; as value, it is the same as the coat, and now has the appearance of a coat.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • There are also excellent writers in France and the German-speaking countries, and I have recently found myself particularly taken by several Eastern European writers whose work I had not previously read, but again the notion that any of these writers are "greater" than Roth, Pynchon, Coover, or Stephen Dixon seems to me palpably absurd.

    Saying Something

  • As younger generations slough their prejudices, join the Elders of Sodom and become more open about their rejection of unjust morés, attention moves to the institutions that are palpably lagging behind the time, sacrificing ethics in order to pander to a prejudice-ridden minority of infantile moralists.

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  • And now, when our continuing economic crisis is so palpably being driven by inadequate demand, it's more bogus than ever.

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  • We palpably inhabit the material world; it takes faith to consider oneself a citizen of the other, invisible world.

    December 21, 2010