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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • THE intention of Edgar had been to ride to Mrs. Needham, the lady of whom he meant to ask the information to which he had alluded; but a charm too potent for resistance demanded his immediate liberation from the promise to Dr. Marchmont, which bound him to proceed no further till they had again conversed together.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • He had some natural wit; he talked good grammar; he conversed, which is a rare thing in a village; and the other peasants said of him: “He talks almost like a gentleman with a hat.”

    Les Miserables

  • He had some natural wit; he talked good grammar; he conversed, which is a rare thing in a village; and the other peasants said of him: "He talks almost like a gentleman with a hat."

    Les Miserables, Volume II, Cosette

  • He was able to -- I think he knew I was there, but we kind of conversed through his son, Michael.

    CNN Transcript Dec 27, 2006

  • I'd "conversed" with Paula earlier in the morning, through Central Four, but that was awkward, in a way, like talking with a mother present.

    Flash

  • I don't mean that Miss Seaton "conversed" with me.

    The Best British Short Stories of 1922

  • It was she who "conversed" during their walk, and while she trotted by Tembarom's side looking more early-Victorian than ever in a neat, fringed mantle and a small black bonnet of a fashion long decently interred by a changing world, Tembarom had never seen anything resembling it in New York; but he liked it and her increasingly at every moment.

    T. Tembarom

  • Maria was eleven he "conversed" with her on "the leading topics of the day, with as much pleasure and freedom as with any grown-up person".

    The Three Brontës

  • I dined and conversed with RainTaxi editor Eric Lorberer, indoors, recently in Minneapolis.

    Audio Interview with Eric Lorberer, Editor, Rain Taxi by Nigel Beale: On the Book Reviewing Business

  • At Lake Chapala, in Pátzcuaro, in Morelia's small foreign community, and in San Miguel de Allende, every foreigner with whom I've conversed uses 'gringo' to describe him or herself as well as to describe other foreigners.

    GRINGOS AND GRINGAS....what's in an appelation?

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