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knew

verb
past tense of know

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1 to have a practical understanding of
  • a career diplomat who knows several languages
  • a fan who really knows baseball

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2 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it
  • knows full well how nerve-racking it can be to speak in public

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“Knew.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knew. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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