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comprehend
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  • Because, in minds that have been practically formed by rule and line, from the cradle upwards, this is so curious, so incomprehensible.’
  • ’You are incomprehensible this morning,’ said Louisa.
  • Utterly indifferent, perfectly selfreliant, never at a loss, and yet never at her ease, with her figure in company with them there, and her mind apparently quite alone — it was of no use ’going in’ yet awhile to comprehend this girl, for she baffled all penetration.
  • It would make a man so ridiculous, after going in for these fellows, to back out in such an incomprehensible way.’
  • It was, that whether she was in town or out of town, whether he had been premature with her who was so hard to comprehend, or she had lost courage, or they were discovered, or some mischance or mistake, at present incomprehensible, had occurred, he must remain to confront his fortune, whatever it was.
  • It was, that whether she was in town or out of town, whether he had been premature with her who was so hard to comprehend, or she had lost courage, or they were discovered, or some mischance or mistake, at present incomprehensible, had occurred, he must remain to confront his fortune, whatever it was.

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  • I don’t think she comprehends how dangerous this has become.
  • Washington fails to comprehend the change in China’s strategy.

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