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commend
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
praise or recommend
  • Timpson had a large family of daughters; Mr. Riley felt for him; besides, Louisa Timpson's face, with its light curls, had been a familiar object to him over the pew wainscot on a Sunday for nearly fifteen years; it was natural her husband should be a commendable tutor.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Mr. Riley Gives His Advice Concerning.... (92% in)
  • But it is well known that this conjugal complacency belongs only to the weaker portion of the sex, who are scarcely alive to the responsibilities of a wife as a constituted check on her husband's pleasures, which are hardly ever of a rational or commendable kind.
    1.12 — Book 1 Chapter 12 — Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (41% in)

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