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I mean you'll get twigged for a midnight spread, that's all.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
Of course, he was awfully polite and all that, and was very much obliged for my help, but I twigged it in a moment.
THE NEW TENANTE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Twig; to understand, to discern, to catch the point:—'When I hinted at what I wanted, he twigged me at once.'
He should be invariably taken to the spot, be sufficiently twigged there, and unceremoniously scolded into the yard.
ANECDOTES OF DOGSEDWARD JESSE
I actually twigged him selling papers at the Fulton Ferry this morning!
HIDDEN HANDEMMA DOROTHY ELIZA NEVITTE SOUTHWORTH
I twigged what you were after, and kept him up in talk about his horses and his ridin' till I saw you were fairly away.'
I twigged it, knew it; had had the gift, might readily have prophesied it—for when I clapped my eye upon his skull I saw it.
She hung the bunch of holly on the twigged limb of a small oak and sat down on a moss-covered rock.
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
And the Abbot declared that "when nobody twigged it, Some rascal or other had popped in and prigged it."
My sisters used to be there, so I twigged at once that you were Brackenfielders.

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propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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