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adjective as in realizing

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David, recognizing Sarah by the feel of her bedazzled jeans, takes her thumb into his mouth and kisses her.

From Vox

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its guidance on masks to recognize that masks likely provide some protection to both the wearer and those around them.

Museums need to recognize that it’s not enough to be a place of beauty.

From Vox

A person’s own cells then use that information to manufacture a single viral protein, called a “spike,” which trains the immune system to recognize the pathogen.

By then, Miard and her teammates — biologists Muhammad Fizri bin Ahmad Zubir and Célia Lacomme — had recognized the mother colugo’s fur coloration.

First, though, he has to be shocked into recognizing the barren waste of his spiritual life – by spirits.

We need to “fix our schools,” even while recognizing that our efforts thus far are only works-in-progress.

Recognizing this is the first step away from a Hunger Games economy.

Naming a movement or giving it a single symbol is a natural way of recognizing this emerging power.

And it has become a system far more driven by the demands of branding and marketing than by recognizing clearly discrete locality.

Tests are of value in recognizing poisoning from ingestion and in detecting absorption from carbolized dressings.

Knowing the man and recognizing the mood, Coombes became silent, and this silence he did not break all the way to Vine Street.

As her black wrap fell away he had no difficulty in recognizing the features of Jessie Harcourt.

She looked round the room, apparently recognizing with resentment the scene of Tanqueray's perpetual infidelity.

Every one seemed at once to turn to Inga, as though recognizing a providential authority.


On this page you'll find 182 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recognizing, such as: attentive, aware, certain, cognizant, informed, and keen.

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