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bestow
used in Rose Red

4 uses
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Definition
to give — typically to present as an honor or give as a gift
  • John is foul of mood, and no wonder: he has not won my affections since late April when he bestowed upon me that horrible curse.
    3 — 1908 (34% in)
  • Am I willing to trade that for the wealth and privilege he is certain to bestow upon me?
    2 — 1907 (45% in)
  • This sense of power he bestows that both men and women find attractive, even seductive, though for different reasons.
    4 — 1909 (30% in)
  • Your suspicions are incorrect and ill founded, and I beseech you to use whatever relationships with which you are bestowed to return home at once my most senior staff member, be they, these relationships, with the police, the politicians, or with her abductors themselves.
    8 — 1917 (42% in)

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