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  • I deigned to make him no reply; and, taking up my hat, was going out to bed, when he came between me and the door.
  • ’I speak,’ she said, not deigning to take any heed of this appeal, and drawing away her dress from the contamination of Emily’s touch, ’I speak of HIS home — where I live.

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  • She wouldn’t deign to meet with me.
  • Will your majesty deign to excuse me?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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