TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. feel => palpable.
- palpable:  Latin palpāre meant ‘touch, stroke’ (it may be related to English feel). From it in post-classical times was derived the adjective palpābilis ‘touchable’ – whence English palpable. Other derivatives were the verb palpitāre ‘tremble, throb’ (from which English gets palpitate ) and the noun palpus ‘touching’ (source of English palp ).
- palpable (adj.)
- late 14c., "that can be touched," from Late Latin palpabilis "that may be touched or felt," from Latin palpare "touch gently, stroke" (see feel (v.)). Figurative sense of "easily perceived, evident" also is from late 14c. Related: Palpably.
- 1. The tension between Amy and Jim is palpable.
- 2. a palpable sense of relief
- 3. There is a palpable difference in their ages.
- 4. The city is now relatively quiet but there's palpable anger as people cope with shortages.
- 5. Flattery in its most palpable form had lost its force with her.
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