discern

All Verb Noun
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  • The better we can do, the more we discern how much we cannot do. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture, by Alexander Maclaren
  • Their eyes are simple and able to discern little more than light and dark.
  • In less than half an hour we could no longer discern her. Cited from The Wanderers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Suddenly she discerned the figure of a man coming into sight across the river. Cited from Tristram of Blent, by Anthony Hope
  • What common social and political features of the growth process may be discerned at each stage?
  • She discerned his point of view not by looking outside of herself, but by looking within. Cited from One Man in His Time, by Ellen Glasgow
  • He had discerned a house before him, standing on the top of a hill. Cited from Everychild, by Louis Dodge
  • He more clearly than any other man discerned the moral and political situation of his country. Cited from Renaissance in Italy, Vol. 1, by John Addington Symonds
  • We shall see just how his thoughts and feelings may be discerned at a particular time. Cited from Certain Success, by Norval A. Hawkins
  • It is open to men who are discerning the call to religious life as brothers.
  • And everything being thus covered, nothing could any longer be discerned. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • There is nothing more to an idea than that which can be discerned within it.
  • She could discern her father plainly through the rain and held her arms up toward him. Cited from Tess of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • It was several minutes before I could discern the objects around me. Cited from The Knickerbocker, Apr 1844, Vol. 23, No. 4, ed. by Lewis Gaylord Clark
  • We waited for some time, but not a moving object could we discern. Cited from In New Granada, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • She was close upon the scene of accident before she discerned it. Cited from Flint, by Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • When the child king grew up, being young, he could not discern his minister's worth.
  • But I do not discern in nature any effort to do justice. Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • The effects of climate change to a particular species is even more difficult to discern.
  • Directly afterwards a tall figure could be discerned coming towards him. Cited from Ned Garth, by W. H. G. Kingston
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