Difficult Words : Paltry and Palpable

Difficult Words : Paltry and Palpable

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Palpable (PAL puh bul) adj: capable of being touched, obvious, tangible

The tumor was palpable. The doctor could feel it with his finger.

Harry's disappointment at being rejected by every college in America was palpable. It was so obvious that you could almost reach out and touch it.

There was palpable danger in flying the kite in a thunderstorm.

The opposite of palpable is impalpable.

Paltry (PAWL tree) adj: insignificant, worthless

The lawyer's efforts in our behalf were paltry; they didn't add up to anything.

The paltry fee he paid us was scarcely large enough to cover our expenses.

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