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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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Several times my head swam, and I felt all the sensations of falling.
The level rays of the low afternoon sun entered directly at the window, and as Arthur seated himself in his velvet chair with their pleasant warmth upon him, he was conscious of that quiet well-being which perhaps you and I have felt on a sunny afternoon when, in our brightest youth and health, life has opened a new vista for us, and long to-morrows of activity have stretched before us like a lovely plain which there was no need for hurrying to look at, because it was all our own.
As I saw into the desolation of my father's heart, I felt a movement of deep pity towards him, which was the beginning of a new affection--an affection that grew and strengthened in spite of the strange bitterness with which he regarded me in the first month or two after my brother's death.
The ordeal had been so much less painful than he expected that he felt no particular disappointment.
I explained to George and William Harris how I felt when I got up in the morning, and William Harris told us how he felt when he went to bed; and George stood on the hearth-rug, and gave us a clever and powerful piece of acting, illustrative of how he felt in the night.
Pierre felt that he the center of it all, and this both pleased and embarrassed him.
Casaubon felt a surprise which was quite unmixed with pleasure, but he did not swerve from his usual politeness of greeting, when Will rose and explained his presence.
He felt that he had not the strength to go off in search of a house.
The unacknowledged reserve that had come between us since we had last spoken together, was, I believe, as painfully felt by her as by me.
I felt so myself and thought we 'd have a jolly little party all in the family," said Tom, looking much gratified at her delight.
And ever since I have felt as if I were in a dream.
But though Vronsky had not the least suspicion what the parents were saying, he felt on coming away from the Shtcherbatskys' that the secret spiritual bond which existed between him and Kitty had grown so much stronger that evening that some step must be taken.