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perceive
used in The Remains of the Day

3 uses
  • Only as the bus pulled up did I glance at Miss Kenton and perceived that her eyes had filled with tears.
    6e — Day 6 - Evening (60% in)
  • I perceived, of course, that Mr Harry Smith and I were rather at cross purposes on this matter, and that it would be far too complicated a task for me to explain myself more clearly to these people.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (73% in)
  • Indeed, in the moment or so that it took for me to perceive this and compose a suitable response, I may even have given the outward impression of struggling with the question, for I saw all the gentlemen in the room exchange mirthful smiles.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (89% in)

There are no more uses of "perceive" in The Remains of the Day.

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