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Слово "pervious". Англо-русский словарь Мюллера

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  1. pervious [ˈpɛ:rvjəs]имя прилагательное
    1. проходимый, проницаемый (to ); пропускающий (влагу и т.п.)

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      1. No, young lady, I am not a general philanthropist; but I bear a conscience;” and he pointed to the prominences which are said to indicate that faculty, and which, fortunately for him, were sufficiently conspicuous; giving, indeed, a marked breadth to the upper part of his head: “and, besides, I once had a kind of rude tenderness of heart. When I was as old as you, I was a feeling fellow enough, partial to the unfledged, unfostered, and unlucky; but Fortune has knocked me about since: she has even kneaded me with her knuckles, and now I flatter myself I am hard and tough as an India-rubber ball; pervious, though, through a chink or two still, and with one sentient point in the middle of the lump.
        Так вот, смею я надеяться?
        Джейн Эйр. Шарлотта Бронте, стр. 143
    2. поддающийся (влиянию и т.п.); восприимчивый

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