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  • After assessing the repairs and operable equipment, we’ve worked out a first estimate on operating costs.
  • Leto’s assessment of Kynes—based partly on Hawat’s brief verbal report (guarded and full of suspicions)—suddenly crystallized: the man was Fremen.

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  • For the first time, Paul allowed himself to think about the real possibility of defeat—not thinking about it out of fear or because of warnings such as that of the old Reverend Mother, but facing up to it because of his own assessment of the situation.
  • Jessica turned away, frightened of the bitter strength in her son’s voice, hearing the precise assessment of chances.
  • She searched within herself for the coupling of fact and fact and fact—the Bene Gesserit way of assessing data—and it came to her: the sensation of terrifying loss.
  • His own Mentat assessment of the data told him how little chance he had ever to present evidence of this treachery before the High Council of the Landsraad where justice might be done.
  • She realized that she had permitted herself the utterly relaxing sleep of great fatigue, and this suggested something of her own unconscious assessment on personal security within Stilgar’s troop.
  • Paul stood an instant assessing the scene, separating the Fremen robes and bourkas from the costumes of those they opposed.
  • Even this was a factor to consider in assessing the Baron, as were the red walls of this private conference room and the faint sweet herb scent that hung on the air, masking a deeper musk.

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as in: assess the situation Define
consider something and make a judgment
as in: assess a fee Define
charge a tax, fine, or fee
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