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used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

4 uses
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express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • Well, Sally, I'm in fault, and I acknowledge it;
    Chapter 37 (28% in)
acknowledge = admit (or recognize publicly)
  • Jim pitied him ever so much, and so did I. We tried to comfort him, but he said it warn't much use, he couldn't be much comforted; said if we was a mind to acknowledge him, that would do him more good than most anything else; so we said we would, if he would tell us how.
    Chapter 19 (73% in)
  • This is a surprise to me which I wasn't looking for; and I'll acknowledge, candid and frank, I ain't very well fixed to meet it and answer it; for my brother and me has had misfortunes; he's broke his arm, and our baggage got put off at a town above here last night in the night by a mistake.
    Chapter 29 (7% in)
  • I'm at my wit's end, and I don't mind acknowledging 't I'm right down scared.
    Chapter 32 (79% in)

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