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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of grasp.


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  • Shchukin grasped at once that Nymph and Satyr was an affront to decency and morals, which only increased his impatience to possess it.

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  • Mysteriously, something the FIA president seems never to have grasped is that people do not care to be patronised.

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  • What many liberals haven't grasped is the number of "insured," will dramatically outnumber the available doctors and facilities .... and wait times, quailty of service and competency in medical decisions will suffer.

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  • I think what Whitely hasn't grasped is that for many young people the quality of your life is defined and determined by the brands in it.

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  • Instantly, Archie's sensitive brain grasped the whole situation.

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  • In a second his brain grasped the fact that the bridge had been cut away on purpose.

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  • Not one word could he be persuaded to utter; yet the flitting conscious light of his eyes showed that his ears heard and his brain grasped every question put to him.

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  • "He did not count equality with God as something to be grasped": the Greek word translated as "equality" does not directly refer to equality of nature but rather the equality of rights and status.

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  • "He did not count equality with God as something to be grasped": the Greek word translated as

    †Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam†

  • We therefore will say of a subjective idea that it is simple or complex, empty, singular or general, an intuition, a concept or “mixed” according as the idea grasped by it has the corresponding property; and the same goes for judgments.

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