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 for glark
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  glark
   /glark/, vt.
  
      To figure something out from context. ?The System III manuals are pretty
      poor, but you can generally glark the meaning from context.? Interestingly,
      the word was originally ?glork?; the context was ?This gubblick contains
      many nonsklarkish English flutzpahs, but the overall pluggandisp can be
      glorked [sic] from context? (David Moser, quoted by Douglas Hofstadter in
      his Metamagical Themas column in the January 1981 Scientific American). It
      is conjectured that hacker usage mutated the verb to ?glark? because glork
       was already an established jargon term (some hackers do report using the
      original term). Compare grok, zen.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  glark
  
     /glark/ To figure something out from context.  "The System III
     manuals are pretty poor, but you can generally glark the
     meaning from context."  Interestingly, the word was originally
     "glork"; the context was "This gubblick contains many
     nonsklarkish English flutzpahs, but the overall pluggandisp
     can be glorked [sic] from context" (David Moser, quoted by
     Douglas Hofstadter in his "Metamagical Themas" column in the
     January 1981 "Scientific American").  It is conjectured that
     hackish usage mutated the verb to "glark" because glork was
     already an established jargon term.
  
     Compare grok, zen.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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