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apprehend
used in The Awakening

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
apprehend the situation
Definition
to understand or perceive (see or become aware of)
  • She began to look with her own eyes; to see and to apprehend the deeper undercurrents of life.
    Chapter 32 (52% in)
apprehend = understand
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  • She seemed to have apprehended all of the composer's coldness and none of his poetry.
    Chapter 25 (36% in)
  • At a very early period she had apprehended instinctively the dual life—that outward existence which conforms, the inward life which questions.
    Chapter 7 (1% in)

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