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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of benight.
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Not full, but close; & of course that bloody "seller's subsidy" that benights the Virginia real estate market.
It's mesilf that kapes wakin 'benights to listen fer the screams av her.
Ursula's lodging benights, and the rest of them slept on the field as they might; or should they come to a thicket or shaw, they would lodge them there softly.
Thus would we do in the old time when we drew anear some shore, and the beacons were sending up smoke by day, and flame benights; and the shore-abiders did on their helms and trembled.
Darkness that benights our minds, and bring in a Clear Light, that would remove all Difficulties.
The Sceptical Chymist or Chymico-Physical Doubts & Paradoxes, Touching the Spagyrist's Principles Commonly call'd Hypostatical; As they are wont to be Propos'd and Defended by the Generality of Alchymists. Whereunto is præmis'd Part of another Discourse relating to the same Subject.
But he is above legitimising the toxic comedy of humiliation that benights British culture.
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