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confer
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Had they conferred together?
  • They had conferred together until the last moment, when it was necessary for the French gentlemen to be landed in their boat.

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  • How lightly I valued the obligation I was conferring on my friend Mr. Charles!
  • Mr. Cruncher did not assist at the closing sports, but had remained behind in the churchyard, to confer and condole with the undertakers.
  • Not in the wine-shop did Madame Defarge confer with these ministers, but in the shed of the wood-sawyer, erst a mender of roads.

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as in: confer with her coach Define
have a conference in order to talk something over
as in: confer an honorary degree Define
to give -- especially an honor or title
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