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Search phrase: comprehend

Plays

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Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.ii.110Where all those pleasures live that art would comprehend.Where all those pleasures liue, that Art would comprehend.
Much Ado About NothingMA III.iii.24lantern. This is your charge: you shall comprehend alllanthorne: this is your charge: You shall comprehend all

Poems

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The Passionate PilgrimPP.5.6 Where all those pleasures live that art can comprehend. where all those pleasures liue, that Art can comprehend:
The Rape of LucreceLuc.702 Can comprehend in still imagination! Can comprehend in still imagination!

Glossary

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brainunderstand, comprehend, grasp
comprehendtake in, include, incorporate
comprehendmalapropism for ‘apprehend’
conceiveunderstand, comprehend, follow
digestunderstand, interpret, comprehend
haveunderstand, grasp, comprehend
receiveunderstand, take in, comprehend
taketake in, comprehend, understand
thoughtimagination, conception, ability to comprehend
understandstand under the force of [with pun on ‘comprehend’]

Thesaurus

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ability to comprehendthought
comprehendhave
comprehendconceive
comprehendbrain
comprehenddigest
comprehendreceive
comprehendtake
comprehend, ability tothought

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COMPREHENDBASICcomprehend v
COMPREHENDNOTincomprehensible adj, uncomprehensive adj
INCOMPREHENSIBLEBASICsee COMPREHEND
UNCOMPREHENSIVEBASICsee COMPREHEND
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