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discern
used in The Awakening

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Definition
to notice or understand something — often something that is not obvious
  • He and his wife spoke English with an accent which was only discernible through its un-English emphasis and a certain carefulness and deliberation.
    Chapter 18 (81% in)
discernible = noticeable
  • When Doctor Mandelet dined with the Pontelliers on Thursday he could discern in Mrs. Pontellier no trace of that morbid condition which her husband had reported to him.
    Chapter 23 (53% in)

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