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verb as in include


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I wouldn't, but I also wouldn't be surprised if Patriots fans didn't properly comprehend the mechanics of sex, either.

White rappers are always difficult to comprehend, difficult to deal with.

It is very difficult to sit by helplessly while a friend is imprisoned for a crime that is too implausible to comprehend.

I could not comprehend the fact that Kristen and Lorne and Bill and all these people are singing “Happy Birthday” to me.

Indeed, when you read it, you comprehend how, almost inevitably, his oratorical gifts eclipsed his skill as a writer.

We cannot bring our minds to comprehend that power; but let us raise our thoughts and try to understand something concerning it.

These cherished plants seemed to comprehend and requite unaffected love.

Nor hast thou ever known, Aspasia,Or couldst thou comprehend the thoughts that onceThou didst inspire in me.

Not long after this talk Bessie had an experience in school that helped her to comprehend her mother's words.

It is very important they should comprehend my act quite clearly, and he is the very man to do this great service to humanity.

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On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to comprehend, such as: appreciate, assimilate, discern, envision, fathom, and grasp.

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