identification, acknowledgement, fruition, actualisation, actualization, realization, acknowledgment, credit, recognition.
Perhaps it was because he had seen her in that death- like dream; perhaps his weakness kept him from true realisation.
The sadness of his face lifted her suddenly into full realisation
of her womanhood.
A little pale with the realisation
that the end had come so soon, she rose and walked slowly back to where his horse stood munching leaves.