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perceive
used in The Two Towers

11 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
though blind, can perceive light
Definition
to become aware of — especially by using the senses (to see, hear, smell, feel, or taste)
  • But he does not yet perceive our purpose clearly.
    3.5 — Book 3 Chapter 5 — The White Rider (50% in)
perceive = see (have awareness of)
There are no more uses of "perceive" flagged with this meaning in The Two Towers.

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  • That much I perceived clearly in his mind.
    4.6 — Book 4 Chapter 6 — The Forbidden Pool (87% in)
  • In pairs they galloped by, and though every now and then one rose in his stirrups and gazed ahead and to either side, they appeared not to perceive the three strangers sitting silently and watching them.
    3.2 — Book 3 Chapter 2 — The Riders of Rohan (46% in)
  • As their eyes changed, the travellers perceived that the floor was paved with stones of many hues; branching runes and strange devices intertwined beneath their feet.
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (32% in)
  • It was stained as with dried blood; and looking closer they perceived that its nails were red.
    3.8 — Book 3 Chapter 8 — The Road to Isengard (79% in)
  • The king and all his company sat silent on their horses, marvelling, perceiving that the power of Saruman was overthrown; but how they could not guess.
    3.8 — Book 3 Chapter 8 — The Road to Isengard (82% in)
  • You hold out your hand to me, and I perceive only a finger of the claw of Mordor.
    3.10 — Book 3 Chapter 10 — The Voice of Saruman (41% in)
  • It was his downfall, as I now perceive.
    3.11 — Book 3 Chapter 11 — The Palantir (76% in)
  • Even now my heart desires to test my will upon it, to see if I could not wrench it from him and turn it where I would-to look across the wide seas of water and of time to Tirion the Fair, and perceive the unimaginable hand and mind of Feanor at their work, while both the White Tree and the Golden were in flower!
    3.11 — Book 3 Chapter 11 — The Palantir (84% in)
  • Men turned back to their drink and their talk, perceiving that their captain had had some jest or other with the little guests, and that it was over.
    4.5 — Book 4 Chapter 5 — The Window on the West (95% in)
  • At their first halt they looked back, and they could dimly perceive the roofs of the forest they had left behind lying like a vast dense shadow, a darker night under the dark blank sky.
    4.7 — Book 4 Chapter 7 — Journey to the Cross-roads (51% in)

There are no more uses of "perceive" in The Two Towers.

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