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intuits the truth with very little data
  know or grasp by intuition or feeling
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  • intuits the truth with very little data
  • Sometimes I would study her, trying to intuit her thoughts, but she would offer only a slight smile, perfectly content to keep me in the dark.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • And then her expression turned grim, as if, in the brief silence between us, she had intuited the terrible thing I’d come to tell her.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • But other than that, he could intuit nothing.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice

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  • But that’s a quality of great-leaders—they intuit the needs of their people long before those needs are formulated.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • But as if intuiting that Alan was locked in, that he knew something they did not, they kept their distance.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • ("Please darling," Kitsey had said, correctly intuiting my plans for Christmas, "don’t even think about it, they’re all too gorgeous and they die the moment I touch them.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • They stopped questioning Luma’s methods and began to absorb and intuit them.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Even without Dad, the dinner table remained eerily quiet, as if each of us, even the little ones, intuited what was to come.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • But Ronnie was different, no doubt about it, and when she offered him an unguarded and unexpected smile, he had the sense she was intuiting his thoughts.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song

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  • Bob Golomb is a great car salesman because he is very good, in the moment, at intuiting the intentions and needs and emotions of his customers.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • We see, and Sethe intuits, that what’s coming in the front gate is the Apocalypse.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Sara Noriega said in a categorical manner: "We women intuit these things."
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Vasil probably did not know that he had intuited one of the fundamental principles of military training; in particular, Marine training.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • And what he discovers begins to confirm what he has already intuited from his thoughts the evening before.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • "W-wait," I try, but no little bit of me wants to stop and Ty intuits all of that.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • With the concubines also dead, I looked forward to more harmony, because on one thing I was very clear: There would be no more concubines under this roof just as the servants had intuited, the disease was leaving our county.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • Strive as he might, he could not identify the significance that he intuited.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • Doris had intuited every bit of it this morning when Lexie stopped by, but that wasn’t surprising.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • She knows something, or at least intuits it.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • Finally we intuit.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Ivanito intuited her movements, dipping her with such reluctant fluidity that the music ached and blossomed around them.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • She was intuiting what it meant to me, what was most important, what, in that confused mass of experience and yearning she heard in my voice, she could single out to give back.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Ferraro made a soft clucking noise, as if he had intuited the problem and its gender; easing the chair into a reclining position was Ferraro’s first step to finding a solution.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • When they made their camp for the evening, the boy spoke little, and the gunslinger wondered if the boy knew what he had already intuited.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • I don’t know if it’s seeing or just intuiting, or just my imagination, which is even more far-famed than my guts.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • Mom is still ranting and suddenly she seems to intuit my inner turmoil, which only serves to make her angrier still.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • I don’t know if it’s seeing or just intuiting, or just my imagination, which is even more far-famed than my guts.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • As if intuiting what that might mean, Hunter puckers up, starts to cry.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • The ancient granite had faulted on lines that were steplike, and as they had both intuited, the climb was an easy one.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Ronnie seemed to intuit his every feeling and thought, which was both disconcerting and a source of relief.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • But he always pulls back, intuiting that, much as I might want more, I’m really not ready to give myself to him in that way.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • But the improved Pattyn couldn’t intuit even a sign a whisper of impending implosion.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Lately, every time she entered the house, the rooms and hallways would go quiet, and she could intuit exactly what each of them was thinking and wondering.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • I don’t know if it’s seeing or just intuiting, or just my imagination, which is even more far-famed than my guts.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • He trailed off, unable to describe the change inherent in that mechanized noun, the death of the romantic and its sterile, carnal revenant, living only a forced respiration of glitter and ceremony; the geometric steps of courtship during the Easter-night dance at the Great Hall which had replaced the mad scribble of love which he could only intuit dimly-hollow grandeur in the place of mean and sweeping passions which might once have erased souls.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • No," he said, and when he said nothing else, he was impressed that she seemed to intuit that he didn’t want to say anything more.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • Men need rule books. Women want men to intuit what they want.
    Dennis Prager
  • The greatest stories are those that resonate our beginnings and intuit our endings, our mysterious origins and our numinous destinies, and dissolve them both into one.
    Ben Okri
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