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Usage examples for intuition

  1. For a moment Darsie stared blankly, then a flash of intuition revealed the meaning of the word. – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  2. Nobody ever perceived a scientific law of nature by intuition, nor arrived at a general rule of duty or prudence by it. – The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
  3. With his usual uncanny intuition, he saw through it all, and, as usual, he made no mistake. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  4. His heart beat so that he thought it must be heard as he made his way to the entrance, and immediately, with a strange sort of intuition, his eyes found her. – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  5. He could only wonder at her intuition. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  6. That intuition is not without a sound basis, and if a great historical movement called for justification here would be enough. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  7. He knew everybody, and intuition told him upon what business they were present. – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  8. He came by literary intuition to an idea of Scripture which others had built up from the point of view of a theory of knowledge and by investigation of the facts. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  9. Woman's intuition told her all, and, with clasped hands, she looked upon the motionless figure. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  10. And, Angela, I can't believe that every woman is born with all this understanding, all this difficult expert knowledge in her head, any more than I believe that every man is born knowing by intuition how to be a good engineer. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  11. Somehow, living there alone so long, perhaps my natural womanly intuition was stronger than ever before or since, and so I knowed. – Friend Island by Francis Stevens
  12. Carley knew absolutely, through both intelligence and intuition, that Glenn Kilbourne would never love Flo. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  13. I at once received an intuition of the future. – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  14. He could not see, but with the intuition of the blind, he knew. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  15. A woman's intuition told her that locked tight in his heart was what he longed to say, and could not. – The Crisis, Volume 4 by Winston Churchill
  16. Dorothy regarded the Senator scornfully, her feminine intuition assuring her that he was weakening. – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
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