[ grok ]
/ grɒk /
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)
Words nearby grok
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Example sentences from the Web for grokking
In the parlance of the day, he achieved the photographic equivalent of ''grokking'' his subjects.