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comprehend
used in Babbitt

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Definition
to understand something — especially to understand it completely
  • For many minutes, for many hours, for a bleak eternity, he lay awake, shivering, reduced to primitive terror, comprehending that he had won freedom, and wondering what he could do with anything so unknown and so embarrassing as freedom.
    Chapter 9 (99% in)
  • She was a kind woman and magnificently uncomprehending.
    Chapter 18 (69% in)

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