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fathom
used in In Cold Blood

2 uses
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Definition
to come to understand
  • And Perry was puzzled; he could not fathom why Dick, usually so full of himself, should suddenly, when he had good cause to gloat, be meek, look wilted and sad.
    2 — Persons Unknown (29% in)
  • Her letter failed because she couldn't conceive of the profundity of your problem-she couldn't fathom the pressures brought to bear upon you because of environment, intellectual frustration and a growing tendency toward isolationism.
    2 — Persons Unknown (86% in)

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