Touch, taste and smell

palpable
(adj)
PAL-pǝ-bǝl
Meaning

1. tangible

1st Sample Sentence

1. There is a palpable film of dust on these apples.

2nd Meaning

2. easily perceptible

2nd Sample Sentence

2. There is a palpable new optimism in the country.

Root

palpare (to touch gently, stroke) (Latin)

Mnemonics

palpable. divide it like. PALP (SOUNDS LIKE PULP)+ABLE. after touching the PULP of fruit ITS OBVIOUS THAT every one would be ABLE TO PERCEIVE whether THE FRUIT is fresh or not. PAL means a close friend. now PALPABLE. means we r able to touch or feel our pal even when he is not present palm:: so palpable means sth u can touch by palm.

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