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indebted
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Definition
to be grateful for a favor; or to owe money; or to be in the position of owing a debt of gratitude
  • To this good grandmother I was indebted for many comforts.
    1 — Childhood (48% in)
  • My brother Willie and I often received portions of the crackers, cakes, and preserves, she made to sell; and after we ceased to be children we were indebted to her for many more important services.
    1 — Childhood (50% in)
  • I was indebted to her for all my comforts, spiritual or temporal.
    2 — The New Master And Mistress (35% in)

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