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perceive
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • —then I well perceive you are not nigh: Either death or you I’ll find immediately.
  • Now I perceive they have conjoin’d all three To fashion this false sport in spite of me.

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  • DEMETRIUS I would I had your bond; for I perceive A weak bond holds you; I’ll not trust your word.
  • Now I perceive that she hath made compare Between our statures; she hath urg’d her height; And with her personage, her tall personage, Her height, forsooth, she hath prevail’d with him.

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as in: perceive the system as unfair Define
to view in a certain way so as to form a belief or opinion
as in: though blind, can perceive light Define
to become aware of -- especially by using the senses (to see, hear, smell, feel, or taste)
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