Conceive

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Mental VisualizationPlay
Use 'conceive' when describing the ability to envision something that isn't present or real. SlideWhile reading, she could conceive the fantasy world vividly in her mind.
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Perception ContextPlay
'Conceive' can imply understanding complex or abstract ideas mentally. SlideThe child could not conceive the complexity of space travel.
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Awareness ChallengePlay
'Hardly conceive' is used to express difficulty in believing or understanding something. SlideI can hardly conceive the scale of the universe.