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comprehend
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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Definition
to understand something — especially to understand it completely
  • She pounds the floor very rapidly and hard as she walks, but she is a person of sweet temper, though gossipy and with all kinds of incomprehensible social ambitions.
    Chapter 26 (88% in)
  • You'll gaze on the riddle of the universe with comprehension!"
    Chapter 25 (82% in)

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  • Nevertheless, swollen and fire-eyed, slow on her feet, shouting incomprehensibly on the telephone, and her face as if lit by that gorgeous hair which finally advanced her into royalty, she somehow kept up with her duties.
    Chapter 2 (37% in)

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