prehensible

prehensible

(prɪˈhɛnsəbəl)
adj
able to be grasped; comprehensible
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'It is the gift of the great,' she went on, and the sound of her low voice seemed to have the ac- companiment of all the other sounds, full of mystery, desolation, and sorrow, I had ever heard--the ripple of the river, the soughing of the trees swayed by the wind, the murmurs of wild crowds, the faint ring of incom- prehensible words cried from afar, the whisper of a voice speaking from beyond the threshold of an eternal darkness.
It was incom- prehensible. There was something awful in the thought that she was the last reflection of the world of passion for the fierce soul which seemed to look at one out of the sardonically savage face of that old seaman.
it as embarrassing and incom- prehensible for the organisers of the summit to invite them
That's a frightening and incom prehensible thing to read about someone who shares a signifi cant amount of your DNA.
Significantly, it is their "prehensible claws" that he abhors most of all, a trait that according to Wakefield renders them a closer relative to mankind than the ape (61).
By the same token, I refute any suggestion that individuals have acted corruptly, and I regard the anonymous publication of defamatory remarks either on paper or websites to be scandalous and re prehensible.
This is probably due to the fact that pellets are more prehensible than mash.
Whitehead, as I see it, was implicitly making the same claim with his assertion that actual entities or actual occasions are "subject-superjects." (6) Once a concrescing subject of experience has come to a self-constituting "decision," it expresses itself as a prehensible or material reality for successor actual occasions and thereby ceases to exist as a non-prehensible or purely spiritual reality.
The consequent nature, since it is becoming, is not prehensible. God cannot, then, be effective through it.
Advertising is not misleading, but a tool to make the market com prehensible to consumers.
Elle est couverte, sur tout le corps, de polls noirs, raides et lisses; sa face est tres prognathe; elle possede la faculte de projection des levres en avant developpee presque au meme degre que la chimpanze et sa moue, quand on l'agace, est tout a fait caracteristique; enfin elle a un pied prehensible et s'en sert pour ramasser a terre les objets les plus menus.