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perceive
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perceive
Used in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • So soft was her step, it failed to make even a sound, and but for the magical thrill imparted by her genial touch, as other unobtrusive beauties, she would have glided away un-perceived—unsought.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The boys were all eaten up with envy—but those that suffered the bitterest pangs were those who perceived too late that they themselves had contributed to this hated splendor by trading tickets to Tom for the wealth he had amassed in selling whitewashing privileges.  (not reviewed by editor)

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