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comprehend
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • Comprehension dawned suddenly on Bagman’s round, shiny face; he looked up at the skull, down at Winky, and then at Mr. Crouch.
  • Out of the corner of his eye, Harry saw comprehension dawn on a few of their faces.
  • Snape had reached out for it, a horrible expression of dawning comprehension on his face "Accio Parchment!"
  • The wailing, screeching sound filled the bathroom, echoing and reverberating off the marble walls, but it sounded just as incomprehensible as ever, if not more so with all the echoes.
  • The incomprehensible egg weighed more heavily than ever on Harrys conscience that evening, and by the time he had got into bed, he had made up his mind — it was time to shelve his pride and see if Cedric’s hint was worth anything.

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  • I don’t think she comprehends how dangerous this has become.
  • Washington fails to comprehend the change in China’s strategy.

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