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used in The Hidden Oracle

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to notice or understand something — often something that is not obvious
  • I felt as if I'd been standing on the deck of a ship when an enormous, dark, and dangerous shape passed beneath the hull—a shape almost discernible, then simply gone.
    p. 134.6
  • I watched, petrified, until I discerned the slightest expansions and contractions in the wrappings around their chests.
    p. 269.1
  • The Colossus stared down at us, perhaps trying to discern whether we were dying in agony yet or needed some additional pain.
    p. 321.3

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