Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cause.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Joy Wells,” said Morris, looking as if the mere utterance of her name caused him pain.

    Unearthly Asylum

  • In fact, the ambiguity of the title caused many teachers to be beaten arbitrarily.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Again, she wondered who Sanji was, and why just hearing the name caused him such anguish.

    Naughty or Nice

  • The mention of his name caused the woman to scowl quite belligerently, and the dog gave another low growl.

    Not So Innocent

  • Just the mention of his name caused a pang in her heart.

    Chasing a Rogue

  • The mention of the name caused much chuckling and snickering among the Harpers Bizarre.

    Sir Apropos of Nothing

  • He still felt such love for Lorie that even speaking her name caused him to feel weak sometimes.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • The use of her name caused Liz to break into gales of laughters and Alec gave her a stern look.

    Rhapsody In Time

  • The title caused Gonzaga to start, and he bent his eyes again on the man's face.

    Love-at-Arms

  • The name caused a ruckus in 2008, when a couple in Sweden wanted to name their daughter "Elvis."

    Kansas City Star: News

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