What happened was, [plastic surgery] was the one thing I did that I felt like I could tangibly grasp onto.
What comes across most tangibly from Abdi is a sense of delicious disbelief, to suddenly find himself where he is.
Thus under domestication creatures so tangibly different as a mastiff and a terrier have sprung from a common stock.
The image of the pale girl rose before him, tangibly distinct.
It was only ten days later, at high mass, that the success of her strategy was tangibly proved.
I had been tangibly smitten; I longed to be tangibly healed.
Just these two factors are most tangibly apparent in the various situations of errors of forgetfulness.
Through the feeling of doom that filled the room as tangibly as a scent I stretched out to the thought of Chris.
Lois did not think it tangibly, but it was to her as if the blossom scent and the bird call came out of her own future.
An expert accomplishes his deceit without anything so grossly and tangibly honest as a lie; and Louis was an expert.
1580s, "capable of being touched," from Middle French tangible, from Late Latin tangibilis "that may be touched," from Latin tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Sense of "material" (e.g. tangible reward) is first recorded 1610s; that of "able to be realized or dealt with" is from 1709.