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capable of being readily understood

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capable of being apprehended or understood

well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly

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When she spoke, her articulation was confused, and her pronunciation of some of the longer words was hardly intelligible.
It is more intelligible to me why I should have read Conde's 'Dominion of the Arabs in Spain;' for that was in the line of my reading in Irving, which would account for my pleasure in the 'History of the Civil Wars of Granada;' it was some time before I realized that the chronicles in this were a bundle of romances and not veritable records; and my whole study in these things was wholly undirected and unenlightened.
The tribe consented to act with deliberation, and with one voice they committed the direction of the whole affair to the government of the chief who had suggested such wise and intelligible expedients.
Indeed, so very distinct and intelligible were the devices of the quadruped, that even the most experienced observer would have been at a loss to account for its actions, until the moment when the party entered the forest, when the whole would have been explained, by seeing the entire animal issue from the lodge, uncasing, by the act, the grave features of Chingachgook from his mask of fur.
I cannot make speeches, Emma:" he soon resumed; and in a tone of such sincere, decided, intelligible tenderness as was tolerably convincing.
Henry was most happy to make it more intelligible, by beginning at an earlier stage, and explaining very particularly what he had done.
The conclusion was scarcely intelligible from increasing fright, for she found that Mr.
You are an extremist, you know, dear, and what may be intelligible to you may not be intelligible to the rest of us.
On this same view of descent with modification, all the great facts in Morphology become intelligible,--whether we look to the same pattern displayed in the homologous organs, to whatever purpose applied, of the different species of a class; or to the homologous parts constructed on the same pattern in each individual animal and plant.
The importance of embryological characters and of rudimentary organs in classification is intelligible, on the view that an arrangement is only so far natural as it is genealogical.
Throughout the Enneads, they are crucial to understanding the specific causality of intelligible realities and the relation of participation between intelligible and sensible realms.
Making Morality Intelligible, CHRISTOPHER MILES COOPE
Enabling public safety personnel to release authoritative and readily understandable voice communications and warning tones that safely set up standoff zones, de-escalate tense situations and save lives on both sides of the Long Range Acoustic Device, the LRAD systems produce highly intelligible voice broadcasts from 300 meters to more than 3.
Chapter one, "The Problem of Knowledge and the Greco-Islamic Context of the Unification Argument" provides a historical survey on the issue of the unification of the intellect and the intelligible.
section] 5 highlights a complication of Aristotle's conception of matter and argues that in H 6 Aristotle understands the genus of a substantial form as intelligible matter, thus allowing intelligible objects like substantial forms to have a hylomorphic structure.