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feel

verb appreciate, be informed of, believe, conceive, conclude, deduce, glean, grasp, know, labor under, learn, note, observe, perceive, sense, share, sustain, sympathize, understand
Associated concepts: feel positive about the outcome of a case, feel the defendant is guilty or innocent
See also: deem, detect, endure, opine, perceive, suffer, surmise
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Remember them the next time you feel tempted to meddle with me again.
Around the table reigned that noisy hilarity which usually prevails at such a time among people sufficiently free from the demands of social position not to feel the trammels of etiquette.
Aunt Lydia must feel very desolate, poor thing; but she shall be indulged as much as she indulges her fat Fido.
I went dumbly through that stage of the poet's suffering, in which he feels the delicious pang of utterance, and makes an image of his sorrows.
Thoughts we cannot speak but only listen to flood in upon us, and standing in the stillness under earth's darkening dome, we feel that we are greater than our petty lives.
He had very little food and began to feel weak and ill, so that he had hardly enough energy to go on looking for the work which seemed so desperately hard to find.
On Saturday, you are able to swallow a little beef tea, and to sit up on deck, and answer with a wan, sweet smile when kind-hearted people ask you how you feel now.
But much as all the rest laughed, talked, and joked, much as they enjoyed their Rhine wine, saute, and ices, and however they avoided looking at the young couple, and heedless and unobservant as they seemed of them, one could feel by the occasional glances they gave that the story about Sergey Kuzmich, the laughter, and the food were all a pretense, and that the whole attention of that company was directed to- Pierre and Helene.
She was alive to anything that gave her an opportunity for active sympathy, and at this moment it seemed as if the visit had come to shake her out of her self-absorbed discontent--to remind her of her husband's goodness, and make her feel that she had now the right to be his helpmate in all kind deeds.
The foot in the boot with a hole in it had already grown numb, and he could no longer feel his big toe.
Now a bit of pink ribbon to tie it with, and I shall be done in time to do up my best collar," she said, turning her boxes topsy-turvy for the necessary ribbon in that delightful flurry which young ladies feel on such occasions.
I feel as if something had been torn suddenly out of my life and left a terrible hole.