learning (part of speech: verb)
discovering (part of speech: verb)
- Si'Wren stopped again, instinctively realizing that she had seen no one, throughout all earlier court proceedings, approach so close before, especially with such menacing guards looking on from all sides. - "Si'Wren of the Patriarchs", Roland Cheney.
- Realizing that older men despised his youth, Domitian gave up even those functions of government which he had hitherto performed. - "Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II", Caius Cornelius Tacitus.
- So they went on, day after day, year after year, wishing their time was over and, without realizing it, really wishing that they were dead. - "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists", Robert Tressell.