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underwrite
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
guarantee financial support of;
or: protect by insurance
  • "No, father; I cannot underwrite Article Four (leave alone the rest), taking it 'in the literal and grammatical sense' as required by the Declaration; and, therefore, I can't be a parson in the present state of affairs," said Angel.
    3 — The Rally (30% in)

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