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 for feel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Feel \Feel\ (f[=e]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Felt (f[e^]lt); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Feeling.] [AS. f[=e]lan; akin to OS.
     gif[=o]lian to perceive, D. voelen to feel, OHG. fuolen, G.
     f["u]hlen, Icel. f[=a]lma to grope, and prob. to AS. folm
     palm of the hand, L. palma. Cf. Fumble, Palm.]
     1. To perceive by the touch; to take cognizance of by means
        of the nerves of sensation distributed all over the body,
        especially by those of the skin; to have sensation excited
        by contact of (a thing) with the body or limbs.
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              Who feel
              Those rods of scorpions and those whips of steel.
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     2. To touch; to handle; to examine by touching; as, feel this
        piece of silk; hence, to make trial of; to test; often
        with out.
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              Come near, . . . that I may feel thee, my son.
                                                    --Gen. xxvii.
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              He hath this to feel my affection to your honor.
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     3. To perceive by the mind; to have a sense of; to
        experience; to be affected by; to be sensible of, or
        sensitive to; as, to feel pleasure; to feel pain.
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              Teach me to feel another's woe.       --Pope.
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              Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil
              thing.                                --Eccl. viii.
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              He best can paint them who shall feel them most.
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              Mankind have felt their strength and made it felt.
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     4. To take internal cognizance of; to be conscious of; to
        have an inward persuasion of.
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              For then, and not till then, he felt himself.
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     5. To perceive; to observe. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     To feel the helm (Naut.), to obey it.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Feel \Feel\, n.
     1. Feeling; perception. [R.]
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              To intercept and have a more kindly feel of its
              genial warmth.                        --Hazlitt.
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     2. A sensation communicated by touching; impression made upon
        one who touches or handles; as, this leather has a greasy
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              The difference between these two tumors will be
              distinguished by the feel.            --S. Sharp.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Feel \Feel\, v. i.
     1. To have perception by the touch, or by contact of anything
        with the nerves of sensation, especially those upon the
        surface of the body.
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     2. To have the sensibilities moved or affected.
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              [She] feels with the dignity of a Roman matron.
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              And mine as man, who feel for all mankind. --Pope.
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     3. To be conscious of an inward impression, state of mind,
        persuasion, physical condition, etc.; to perceive one's
        self to be; -- followed by an adjective describing the
        state, etc.; as, to feel assured, grieved, persuaded.
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              I then did feel full sick.            --Shak.
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     4. To know with feeling; to be conscious; hence, to know
        certainly or without misgiving.
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              Garlands . . . which I feel
              I am not worthy yet to wear.          --Shak.
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     5. To appear to the touch; to give a perception; to produce
        an impression by the nerves of sensation; -- followed by
        an adjective describing the kind of sensation.
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              Blind men say black feels rough, and white feels
              smooth.                               --Dryden.
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     To feel after, to search for; to seek to find; to seek as a
        person groping in the dark. "If haply they might feel
        after him, and find him." --Acts xvii. 27.
     To feel of, to examine by touching.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or
           "it's easy when you get the feel of it";
      2: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect
         that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a
         clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the
         smell of treason" [syn: spirit, tone, feel, feeling,
         flavor, flavour, look, smell]
      3: a property perceived by touch [syn: tactile property,
      4: manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure;
         "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"
      v 1: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state
           of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret" [syn:
           feel, experience]
      2: come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or
         indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find
         him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining"
         [syn: find, feel]
      3: perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin
         or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing
         her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when
         she got out of the car" [syn: feel, sense]
      4: be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state; "My
         cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the
         long hike"; "She felt sad after her loss"
      5: have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to
         someone's behavior or attitude; "She felt small and
         insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the
         students feel different about themselves"
      6: undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of
         inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string
         quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her"
      7: be felt or perceived in a certain way; "The ground feels
         shaky"; "The sheets feel soft"
      8: grope or feel in search of something; "He felt for his
      9: examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer
         fingered the sweater" [syn: feel, finger]
      10: examine (a body part) by palpation; "The nurse palpated the
          patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse" [syn:
          palpate, feel]
      11: find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way
          around the dark room"
      12: produce a certain impression; "It feels nice to be home
      13: pass one's hands over the sexual organs of; "He felt the
          girl in the movie theater"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  232 Moby Thesaurus words for "feel":
     abide, air, ambience, appear, appear like, appreciation,
     appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, apprehend, art,
     artistic judgment, assume, atmosphere, aura, be, be afraid,
     be aware of, be conscious of, be exposed to, be sensible of,
     be sorry for, be subjected to, bear, believe, bleed for, breath,
     brook, brush, caress, climate, come in contact, conceive, conclude,
     conjecture, connoisseurship, consider, contact, crave, credit,
     critical niceness, criticalness, cutaneous sense, daresay, deduce,
     deem, delicacy, desire, determine, discern, discriminating taste,
     discriminatingness, discrimination, discriminativeness, divine,
     dream, empathize with, encounter, endure, esteem, expect,
     experience, explore, fancy, fastidiousness, feel deeply, feel for,
     feel intuitively, feel of, feeling, fine palate, finesse, finger,
     fingertip caress, finish, flick, fondle, fumble, gather, glance,
     go through, grabble, grain, grant, granular texture, graze, grope,
     guess, hand-mindedness, handle, hang, have, have a feeling,
     have a hunch, have a sensation, have the impression, hear, hold,
     imagine, indentation, infer, intuit, judge, judiciousness,
     just know, kiss, knack, know, knub, labor under, lambency, lap,
     let, let be, lick, light touch, look, look like,
     making distinctions, manipulate, meet, meet up with, meet with,
     milieu, mood, nap, niceness of distinction, nicety, note, notice,
     nub, observe, opine, overtone, palate, palm, palpate, pass through,
     paw, pay, perceive, pet, pile, pit, pity, ply, pock, poke at,
     prefer, prefigure, presume, presuppose, presurmise, prod,
     protuberance, provisionally accept, quality, quick look,
     receive an impression, reckon, refined discrimination,
     refined palate, refinement, repute, respond, respond to stimuli,
     rub, run up against, savor, say, see, seem, seem like, seem to be,
     selectiveness, semblance, sensation, sense, sense of touch,
     sensibility, sensitivity, shag, smell, sound, sound like, spend,
     spirit, stand, stand under, stroke, structure, subtlety, suffer,
     suppose, surface, surface texture, surmise, suspect, sustain,
     sympathize with, tact, tactfulness, tactile sense, tactility,
     taction, take, take for, take for granted, take it, take to be,
     tap, taste, tentative examination, tentative poke, texture, think,
     thumb, tolerate, tone, touch, trick, twiddle, undergo, understand,
     undertone, wale, want, way, weave, whisper, wield, withstand,

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