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April 22, 2024

Word of the Day: Palpable

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Word of the Day
: April 22, 2024

\PAL-puh-bul\ adjective

What It Means

Something described as palpable is obvious and notable. Palpable may also be used as a synonym of tangible to describe something that can be perceived by one's sense of touch.

// The tension in the courtroom was palpable as the jury foreman stood to announce the verdict.

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