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deign
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
  • Against the fence, in a line, were six chipped-enamel slop jars holding brilliant red geraniums, cared for as tenderly as if they belonged to Miss Maudie Atkinson, had Miss Maudie deigned to permit a geranium on her premises.
    p. 228.6
deigned = done something that one considers to be below one's dignity
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