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dictate
Used in
Bleak House
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  • Is there any claim that I can release or any charge or trouble that I can spare my husband in obtaining HIS release by certifying to the exactness of your discovery? I will write anything, here and now, that you will dictate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now, Esther, I don't mean to amend that very objectionable course: I will not hold John Jarndyce's favour on those unfair terms of compromise, which he has no right to dictate.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a dictator dictates
as in: dictate to a stenographer
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