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perceive
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The Idiot
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perceive
Used in
The Idiot
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  • He perceived that he had said too much now.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why, prince, you've only gone a few steps along this road, I perceive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He meant to calm his hearers, and did not perceive that his words had only increased their irritation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Taking so much interest in you as you may perceive I do, I am not without my object, and you shall know it in good time.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The prince perceived that this was an impression which would last for the whole of the boy's life.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He advanced into the room mechanically; but perceiving Nina Alexandrovna and Varia he became more or less embarrassed, in spite of his excitement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I only now perceive what a terrible mistake I made in reading this article to them," said Hippolyte, suddenly, addressing Evgenie, and looking at him with an expression of trust and confidence, as though he were applying to a friend for counsel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The prince turned at the door to say something, but perceiving in Gania's expression that there was but that one drop wanting to make the cup overflow, he changed his mind and left the room without a word.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And not only does a Russian 'become an Atheist,' but he actually BELIEVES IN Atheism, just as though he had found a new faith, not perceiving that he has pinned his faith to a negation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: though blind, can perceive light
as in: perceive the system as unfair
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