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used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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to notice or understand something — often something that is not obvious
  • His costume could be plainly discerned, and his face resting on both his hands.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (49% in)
  • A few apathetic faces of judges alone could be dimly discerned.
    2.8.3 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 3 — End of the Crown Which.... (14% in)

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