grok

[ grok ]
/ grɒk /
Slang.

verb (used with object)

to understand thoroughly and intuitively.

verb (used without object)

to communicate sympathetically.

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Origin of grok

coined by Robert A. Heinlein in the science-fiction novel Stranger in a Strange Land (1961)
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