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comprehend
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
to understand something — especially to understand it completely
  • The dream had also been comprehended by — indeed, in some sense it had consisted in — a gesture of the arm made by his mother, and made again thirty years later by the Jewish woman he had seen on the news film, trying to shelter the small boy from the bullets, before the helicopter blew them both to pieces.
    p. 160.4
  • Ampleforth marched clumsily out between the guards, his face vaguely perturbed, but uncomprehending.
    p. 232.1

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