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Word: glean

Definition: gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty


Sentences Containing 'glean'

Akinola said that she "struggle to find words to describe the charm that symbolizes" because as the listener hears it "with each repeated listen, one is able to glean something new from each track.
He is able to glean from their conversation what has happened, and confronts them.
Lecturers and professors hail from as far as Germany and their wealth of knowledge from various fields provide a spectrum of experience for the students to glean from.
You begin to glean the revelation she is having.
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