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tribute
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • ’Then he must be a noble beast indeed,’ said Aragorn; ’and it grieves me more than many tidings that might seem worse to learn that Sauron levies such tribute.
  • Of what they brought to light the Orcs have gathered nearly all, and given it in tribute to Sauron, who covets it.

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  • ’ "They pay a tribute of horses," he answered, "and send many yearly to Mordor, or so it is said; but they are not yet under the yoke.

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as in: a tribute to the great actor Define
praise or something done to express admiration or respect
as in: demanded they pay tribute Define
payment by one nation for protection by another;
or: payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence

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