- One of the men had tried suicide, which conferred on him — he implied — a special vantage.p. 242.4
- Such a pill, he said, would confer large-scale benefits, not only on individual users — although it had to appeal to these or it would be a failure in the marketplace — but on society as a whole; and not only on society, but on the planet.p. 294.7
There are no more uses of "confer" in Oryx and Crake.
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