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perceive
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
to become aware of — especially by using the senses (to see, hear, smell, feel, or taste)
  • Here, the eye was first attracted to a black, bat-like creature that danced on the sand, and only later perceived the body above it.
    p. 19.1
perceived = saw (became aware of)
There are no more uses of "perceive" in Lord of the Flies.

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