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  • v. Present participle of perceive.


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  • The second point gives me hope as it suggests Australians are not entirely stupid in perceiving where this could go.

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  • It is interesting to see how Gregory Cowles, in perceiving everything through the prism of Darwinian evolution, labels Steig a creationist, who according to his wife is not.

    Another Valient Defense of Science

  • Tim, not so quick in perceiving and adjusting, also overcome with Celtic rage at the brakeman, instead of dropping to hands and knees, remained upright to flare his opinion of the brakeman, to the brakeman, in lurid and ancestral terms.


  • The political media were behind the curve in perceiving the swing right under Reagan.

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  • By the way, I gather that in perceiving letters we need only look at the tops of the letters for the letters to be legible.

    Matthew Yglesias » Teaching Reading Right

  • Isn't this at least one thing that a poetics of alterity and ungrounded vocality might help school us in perceiving?

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • There is, of course, a pleasure in perceiving a likelihood of his obtaining his wish; and a greater one in finding that you stand his friend, — for it is evident that, without you, he could hope for nothing in his object.

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • However, Rumsfeld went on, "the education lobby ... is clearly correct in perceiving the potential threat that these experiments pose to their comfortable world."

    Close-Up: Young Rumsfeld

  • Aren't there always people who attach particular significance to the degree of a corporation's indebtedness - either in perceiving a large burden of debt as a risk factor or, on the contrary, viewing a high degree of debt as something favorable?

    The Prize in Economics 1985 - Presentation Speech

  • The reason for this highly appreciative epithet is probably that de Gennes has succeeded in perceiving common features in order phenomena in very widely differing physical systems, and has been able to formulate rules for how such systems move from order to disorder.

    Press Release: The 1991 Nobel Prize in Physics


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