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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends.
  • Such tricks hath strong imagination, That, if it would but apprehend some joy, It comprehends some bringer of that joy; Or in the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear?

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as in: apprehend the situation Define
to understand
as in: apprehend the criminal Define
to capture and arrest someone suspected of breaking the law
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