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deign
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Ethan Frome
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  • Eady and his assistant were both "down street," and young Denis, who seldom deigned to take their place, was lounging by the stove with a knot of the golden youth of Starkfield.

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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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