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perceive
used in
Antigone
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perceive
Used in
Antigone
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  • CHORUS Too late thou seemest to perceive the truth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For e'en the bravest spirits run away When they perceive death pressing on life's heels.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For myself, I call To witness Zeus, whose eyes are everywhere, If I perceive some mischievous design To sap the State, I will not hold my tongue; Nor would I reckon as my private friend A public foe, well knowing that the State Is the good ship that holds our fortunes all: Farewell to friendship, if she suffers wreck.  (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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