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empower
used in Persuasion

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Definition
give or delegate authority or power to

or:

give knowledge or confidence to someone that permits doing something
  • Mr Shepherd was completely empowered to act; and no sooner had such an end been reached, than Anne, who had been a most attentive listener to the whole, left the room, to seek the comfort of cool air for her flushed cheeks; and as she walked along a favourite grove, said, with a gentle sigh, "A few months more, and he, perhaps, may be walking here."
    Chapter 3 (98% in)

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