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fathom -- as in: can't fathom
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The Silver Chair
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  • Is it not the most comical and ridiculous thing in the world to think of them all going about their business and never dreaming that under their peaceful fields and floors, only a fathom down, there is a great army ready to break out upon them like a fountain!
  • and everyone answers himself and says, There’s a crack or chasm split open and a nice warm glow coming up through it from the Really Deep Land, a thousand fathom under us.

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  • When I look at the shift my life has made in the past eight months, I can’t fathom what my life will be eight months from now.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • He couldn’t fathom why WICKED felt it was so important to keep their minds clean of memory.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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