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fathom -- as in: can't fathom
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Henry IV, Part 1
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  • By Heaven, methinks it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced Moon; Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks; So he that doth redeem her thence might wear Without corrival all her dignities: But out upon this half-faced fellowship!

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  • When I look at the shift my life has made in the past eight months, I can’t fathom what my life will be eight months from now.
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  • He couldn’t fathom why WICKED felt it was so important to keep their minds clean of memory.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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