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synonyms for palpate

  • abut
  • adjoin
  • border
  • brush
  • caress
  • communicate
  • contact
  • converge
  • dab
  • examine
  • feel
  • finger
  • fondle
  • frisk
  • glance
  • graze
  • grope
  • handle
  • inspect
  • join
  • kiss
  • line
  • manipulate
  • march
  • massage
  • meet
  • neighbor
  • osculate
  • palm
  • partake
  • pat
  • paw
  • percuss
  • pet
  • probe
  • push
  • reach
  • rub
  • scrutinize
  • sip
  • smooth
  • strike
  • stroke
  • suck
  • sweep
  • tag
  • tap
  • taste
  • thumb
  • tickle
  • tip
  • toy
  • verge
  • be in contact
  • butt on
  • come together
  • impinge upon
  • lay a finger on
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antonyms for palpate

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  • abstain
  • avoid
  • conceal
  • disjoin
  • divide
  • fail
  • hide
  • ignore
  • leave
  • lose
  • manhandle
  • miss
  • neglect
  • refrain
  • separate
  • suppress
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How to use palpate in a sentence

The swelling is usually sessile, but may be pedunculated; it is usually possible to palpate the edges of the gap in the bones.
MANUAL OF SURGERY VOLUME SECOND: EXTREMITIES--HEAD--NECK. SIXTH EDITION.ALEXANDER MILES
It is better then to palpate for the brachial as it lies beneath the inner edge of the biceps muscle.
ARTERIOSCLEROSIS AND HYPERTENSION:LOUIS MARSHALL WARFIELD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PALPATE

  • apperceive
  • caress
  • clasp
  • clutch
  • explore
  • finger
  • fondle
  • frisk
  • fumble
  • grapple
  • grasp
  • grip
  • grope
  • handle
  • manipulate
  • maul
  • palm
  • palpate
  • paw
  • perceive
  • pinch
  • ply
  • poke
  • press
  • run hands over
  • sense
  • squeeze
  • test
  • thumb
  • tickle
  • try
  • twiddle
  • wield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.