Thesaurus / discern

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From these you will discern the valley, and can descend into it.

It was several minutes before I could discern the objects around me.

Thou art of those great ones whose greatness the small passer-by does not discern.

Past and PresentThomas Carlyle

It almost seemed as if the infant orbs could see ahead into the future—could discern the lowering hand of outraged Nature.

From One Generation to AnotherHenry Seton Merriman

Of the great public men of the day, Burke was perhaps the first to discern the true character of this movement in France.

Instead of this he had asked for "understanding, to discern judgment," and the lesser gifts were freely accorded him.

If they discern no such thing, they will consider me altogether mistaken.

Those here given are near the surface, or exposed in ditches or pits, and may be found by anyone who has the eye to discern them.

By the aid of good telescopes we could discern forts and flags.

At length, the sentinel could discern, in the distance, various moving objects upon the dark surface of the water.

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