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discern
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • His smile had a discernible quality now: it was enjoyment.
  • Her eyes were fixed, intent in concentration, as if trying to discern something at a great distance.
  • He had a lean face and gray hair that blended in tone with the cold blue of his eyes; somewhere beyond his look of courteous sternness, there was a note of humor, so faint that it vanished if one tried to discern it.
  • The only discernible rule of the discipline had been his order forbidding all questions.
  • The clatter of the metal came in a flow of irregular sounds without discernible rhythm, not like the action of a mechanism, but as if some conscious impulse were behind every sudden, tearing rise that went up and crashed, scattering into the faint moan of gears.

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  • The second picture has more pixels, but the human eye can’t discern the difference.
  • She prays to discern good from evil in all of its disguises.

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