Sentence for fathom | Use fathom in a sentence

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  • Who shall fathom their guile! (10)
  • No one seems able to fathom your impulse. (12)
  • She tried to fathom the scheme he entertained. (10)
  • She scented a mystery and determined to fathom it. (12)
  • I shall not leave one stone unturned to fathom his plans. (18)
  • I think and think, and brood and brood, and cannot fathom the reason. (12)
  • I could never fathom how a man dares to lift up his voice to preach in a cathedral. (2)
  • There was another and deeper gulf between them, one that he could not clearly fathom. (13)
  • Woodseer perused his man, he was not attempting to fathom him: he had besides other stuff in his head. (10)
  • She does, and for some strange reason beyond my capacity to fathom, you have not come to an understanding. (10)
  • As far as he could fathom his hopes, they were that Rose would not see him: but the hopes of youth are deep. (10)
  • He was unable to fathom the cause of it, but Clara imposed it on him, and only in anger could he throw it off. (10)
  • Emilia found it impossible to fathom the sensations of the man, and their common desire for speed bewildered her more. (10)
  • He was sensible of being manipulated, operated, but he was helpless to escape from the performer or to fathom her motives. (9)

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Definition of fathom:

  • fathom, fa_th_’um, n. a nautical measure=6 feet: depth: (_shak._) penetration. | v.t. to try the depth of: to comprehend or get to the bottom of. | adjs. fath’omable; fath’omless. | n. fath’om-line, a sailor’s line and lead for taking soundings. (0)

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