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Word of the Day–4/1/2011

Posted by ccasc on April 1, 2011

Palpable

[pal-puh-buhl] (adj.) capable of being touched or felt; tangible.

* From the from Late Latin palpabilis, meaning “that may be touched or felt.”

“Her palpable sadness wasn’t so obvious to her dimwitted boyfriend.”

~brought to you by Dr. Rapoport’s former Reading 110 student,
Dawntrell Wilson

 

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