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Definitions of perceptibly

  1. In a perceptible manner.

Usage examples for perceptibly

  1. We had covered several hundred miles without propulsion, and our speed had not decreased perceptibly, when, moving a lever at his side, Reon turned the aerenoid slightly downward. – Zarlah the Martian by R. Norman Grisewood
  2. Presently she fixed her eye upon him- its expression, the while, slowly but perceptibly changing, and exciting strange feelings within him. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  3. The air grew perceptibly cooler as we wound back and forth, always at good speed behind the American engineer, mounting to the upper plateau surrounding the capital, not through mountains but by a vast, steadily rising world. – Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond by Harry A. Franck
  4. She shrank perceptibly at the name on his lips. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  5. It would also have linked the Russians, loosely, perhaps, but perceptibly, to the Western Powers. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  6. It is most important that the professional criminal class should be diminished at a quicker rate than is the case at present; and, in spite of police statistics to the contrary, it is a class which has not become perceptibly smaller within the last twenty or five and twenty years. – Crime and Its Causes by William Douglas Morrison
  7. Charlie's eyes widened perceptibly. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  8. Mrs. Bennet grew perceptibly paler as she looked. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  9. A shiver passed perceptibly over the people, prepared as they were for this long foreseen announcement. – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  10. It had grown perceptibly, just on the journey into town to Marci's place. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  11. As she began to speak, George Holt's face flashed triumph at having led her on; at what she said it fell perceptibly, but he instantly controlled it and said casually: " In any event, it was your own business." – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  12. Mrs. Champney had been failing perceptibly the last few weeks, and all excitement was forbidden her. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  13. The patches of sunlight which fell through the vines over their heads had shifted their places perceptibly when he stopped, his head high, his gray eagle's eyes flashing. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  14. The stranger's gait was slow, and perceptibly unsteady. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  15. Her lips trembled perceptibly; but she went forward, and, taking Ann's hand in hers, stood facing Cronk. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  16. And, without waiting for an answer, Archie had darted out in pursuit of Laddie, but not before Phillis's swift upward glance had shown her a face that had grown perceptibly paler in the last few minutes. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
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