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used in The Fountainhead

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express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • Roark's slow, amused smile acknowledged this concession of victory.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (84% in)
  • So it would be kinder to acknowledge people's existence by hating them.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (41% in)
  • Roark inclined his head in agreement; he could acknowledge what Cameron had just declared to him only by a quiet glance as solemn as Cameron's.
    1.14 — Part 1 Chapter 14 (61% in)
  • He sustained the insolence of looking straight at her, he would not move, he would not grant the concession of turning away—of acknowledging that he had no right to look at her in such manner.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (68% in)
  • There are, however, occasions when we are forced to acknowledge the promise of an approach—brilliantly close—to what we designate loosely by the term of greatness.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (21% in)
  • Keating flashed past him in the drafting room and acknowledged his presence, not stopping, but slowing his steps long enough to plant a crackling bit of newspaper into the folds of the mauve handkerchief in Francon's breast-pocket, with "Read that when you have time, Guy.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (33% in)
  • She thought that this was his form of mockery, after what he had not forgotten and would not acknowledge.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (60% in)
  • # When she entered Roark's room, that evening, he smiled, not his usual faint smile of acknowledging the expected, but a smile that spoke of waiting and pain.
    2.14 — Part 2 Chapter 14 (60% in)
  • There was no visible movement on her face, as she held his glance, but there was a change of expression, as if she were acknowledging his meaning instead of refusing to understand it.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (47% in)
  • In "One Small Voice," subtitled "I Swim with the Current," Ellsworth Toohey wrote: # "We have hesitated for a long time to acknowledge the powerful phenomenon known as Modern Architecture.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (73% in)
  • He inclined his head gravely, acknowledging the authorship, and said nothing else.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (45% in)
  • The conversation switched to art and its acknowledged leaders of the day in every field.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (52% in)
  • He thought, even Roark had been shocked, had acknowledged the change.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (32% in)
  • Here I am, my masters, I am coming to salute you and acknowledge, wherever you want me, I shall go as I'm told.
    4.16 — Part 4 Chapter 16 (56% in)

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