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acknowledge
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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Definition
express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • No one went out of their way to acknowledge him, much less offer him something as precious as a piece of gum.
  • I walked inside, acknowledged the CO, and sat down on the edge of Shay's bed.
  • So even if Shay didn't acknowledge me in court, I would still be there.
  • It's far easier to tell yourself your daughter is still a little girl than to see her in a bikini and realize she has the curves of a young woman; it's safer to say you are a good parent who has all the right conversations about drugs and sex than to acknowledge there are a thousand things she would never tell you.

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