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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Grant in a condescending manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • Ultimately there can be no freedom for self unless it is vouchsafed for others.
  • My informant declined to vouchsafe any further particulars beyond the cryptic remark, "He's got something smart up his sleeve."
  • Verb (used with object) : to vouchsafe a reply to a question. ,They vouchsafed his return to his own country
  • Spirit and word vouchsafe to bl/- ess and sanc/- tify these Thy gifts and creatures of Bread and Wine, that they may be unto us the Body and for more
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  • This was the final winning word in the 1973 National Spelling Bee.
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