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perceive
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The Time Machine
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perceive
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The Time Machine
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  • Once or twice I had a feeling of intense fear for which I could perceive no definite reason.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For we should have perceived his motives; a pork butcher could understand Filby.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I perceived by this slowing down of its rising and setting that the work of the tidal drag was done.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At first I was puzzled by all these strange fruits, and by the strange flowers I saw, but later I began to perceive their import.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then I perceived, standing strange and gaunt in the centre of the hall, what was clearly the lower part of a huge skeleton.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then, in a flash, I perceived that all had the same form of costume, the same soft hairless visage, and the same girlish rotundity of limb.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But next morning I perceived clearly enough that my curiosity regarding the Palace of Green Porcelain was a piece of self-deception, to enable me to shirk, by another day, an experience I dreaded.  (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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