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perceive
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  • Mr. Holohan and Mr. O'Madden Burke came into the room In a moment Mr. Holohan perceived the hush.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After the first year of married life, Mrs. Kearney perceived that such a man would wear better than a romantic person, but she never put her own romantic ideas away.  (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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