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deign
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
  • Deign to divulge?
    p. 208.1
  • Did he set up the grand finale as an assisted suicide, had he intended to have Jimmy shoot him because he knew what would happen next and he didn't deign to stick around to watch the results of what he'd done?
    p. 343.7

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