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I'm afraid the Sibyl is the only person capable of interpreting these.

Another danger in an interpreting body is that of traditionalism.

"No wonder you don't 'see,'" he said, interpreting her thoughts.

“Often,” said Mrs. Thornton to her husband, interpreting the half-articulated reply.

I don't mean composing, of course, but the interpreting end of it.

It is of particular value in interpreting orthographic drawing.

In interpreting the diagram the following notes will be of assistance.

He was grateful to her for interpreting his songs in a way337 he could not.

“Yes,” said Romola, not interpreting the words as he meant them.

“Mr Cophagus wishes to know your other name,” said Mr Brookes, interpreting.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French interpreter (13c.) and directly from Latin interpretari "explain, expound, understand," from interpres "agent, translator," from inter- (see inter-) + second element of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Sanskrit prath- "to spread abroad," PIE *per- (5) "to traffic in, sell" (see pornography). Related: Interpreted; interpreting.

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