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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of palpate.

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Examples

  • Humours would need to be drained, uteruses palpated, perhaps they would employ the use of magnets to realign the senses.

    Intersomnolence

  • I had been shaving over the lump for some months in the 1980s before my doctor palpated it and sent me to the specialist who was impressed; this cancer was so rare he'd never seen one in 35 years of practice.

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  • The CAPTCHA, BTW, is the Victorian-sounding, intriguing phrase ‘palpated Bessie.’

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  • Humours would need to be drained, uteruses palpated, perhaps they would employ the use of magnets to realign the senses.

    Intersomnolence

  • The old willow's knotted gnarls and stumps, like so many hands, palpated all over Miss Maszkeradi's steel-spring body.

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  • He palpated the bowl delicately in his hands while he sucked the last sliver of his sweet.

    Portobello

  • The old willow's knotted gnarls and stumps, like so many hands, palpated all over Miss Maszkeradi's steel-spring body.

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  • They carry me under a half-lowered blast shield that looks nuke-proof, then through a vault door, and finally into a series of cold, concrete rooms where I am fingerprinted and photographed, palpated and probed, swabbed, scanned, and scrubbed, deloused and depilated.

    Masked

  • They carry me under a half-lowered blast shield that looks nuke-proof, then through a vault door, and finally into a series of cold, concrete rooms where I am fingerprinted and photographed, palpated and probed, swabbed, scanned, and scrubbed, deloused and depilated.

    Masked

  • He had been hit in the most intimate organs of his body and the court wanted to know whether Hava had actually palpated the wound.

    Doctors: Medieval.

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