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perceive
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

4 uses
  • His mouth went pasty and bitter-tasting as he recalled Mr. Curtain's saying that the Whisperer could perceive thoughts.
    p. 322.2
  • Sticky, as if someone had pulled a string in his back, promptly answered, "To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive, or to otherwise render indistinct."
    p. 99.4
  • For not only is it capable of transmitting thought, but also — to a certain extent — of perceiving thought.
    p. 318.3
  • "Then you are even more foolish than I perceived you to be," said Mr. Curtain, and spreading his arms and legs with one powerful thrust, he ripped the sashes in two.
    p. 452.0

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