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confer
used in A Christmas Carol

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to give — especially an honor or title
  • ...while Master Peter Cratchit plunged a fork into the saucepan of potatoes, and getting the corners of his monstrous shirt collar (Bob's private property, conferred upon his son and heir in honour of the day) into his mouth, rejoiced to find himself so gallantly attired, and yearned to show his linen in the fashionable Parks.
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (31% in)
conferred = given
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