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adjective as in perceived

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She said Wright, whom the girl refers to as the shorthand “J,” also sensed that the heat was on.

It appears that even the president sensed his announcement would be greeted with skepticism.

“As children we sensed the sinister part of it the moment we realized that that clowns are adults,” explains Stott.

As the pilots prepared for takeoff, Breman sensed their unease.

Illinois Democrats sensed early on that Quinn was vulnerable.

John watched the kitten, and Eric watched, too—watched tensely, for he sensed what would happen to it.

I did not hear it, I did not see it, I sensed it in no way, I just knew that something had passed me on its way upstairs.

Kathlyn sensed great loneliness when, about a month later, she arrived at the basin in Calcutta.

The girl looked from face to face, and sensed their despondency.

“Be patient, my friend,” Wolden had sensed his thoughts again.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sensed, such as: anticipated, recognized, felt, grasped, heard, and heeded.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.