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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of palpate.

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Examples

  • Kupono as the addiction, with his never-wavering smile of malevolence, Kayla in red shards of a dress, unable to escape, as he palpates her arms and holds her by the neck ...

    stop me if you think you've heard this one before

  • The author palpates more than probes as she makes the rounds of experts, some of whom have done significant work connecting addiction and trauma.

    Carnal Compulsion: Sucking the X Out of Sex

  • Whenever I see my gastroenterologist, he palpates that part of my abdomen to see if I'll still wince: I always do.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • She lifts her shirt and palpates around the side of the breast, up under the arm; finally locates the spot.

    Bleached Blonde Moment

  • In the examining room, Dr. Goodguy frowns over my films, palpates my abdomen, interviews me, and schedules me for both an M.R.I. that afternoon and a biopsy two days later.

    A Matter of Life and Death

  • Now, if you are 25 years old and palpate mass or the doctor palpates a mass, one might get a mammogram in that instance.

    CNN Transcript Jun 29, 2003

  • Nicole herself seems to be in awe of them as she fingers a nipple and palpates the squashy mounds; the man is at best a substitute for her vibrator.

    The Guardian World News

  • "Or are you concerned about whether somebody palpates by accepted protocol when you know that many doctors don't follow the accepted protocol?"

    The Seattle Times

  • Whatever the case, here as elsewhere, the villains dominate, whether it's the Nazi official interrogating the heroine Anna Lee while he stares into a mirror and palpates a pimple on his cheek.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Mare: - granulosa cell tumours are the most common neoplasm in the mare, and the most common indication for ovariectomy - ovary palpates 10-40 cm; unlike cow, it tends to stop growth in size at about 40 cm Clinical Signs Vary: - male-like 45% - anestrus 30% - nymphomania 25%

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