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recognize

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1 to have a clear idea of

  • finally recognized that we were hopelessly lost
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pick up on

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2 to show appreciation, respect, or affection for (someone) with a public celebration

  • an awards banquet to recognize local heroes
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fete (or fête), honor

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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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