- v. Simple past tense and past participle of requite.
“The happy marriage, the requited love, the desire that never dims—these are lucky eventualities, but they aren't love stories.”
“O, Sweet Jesus, whose overflowing charity for men is requited by so much forgetfulness, negligence, and contempt, behold us prostrate before Thine altar eager to repair by a special act of homage the cruel indifference and injuries to which Thy Loving Heart is everywhere subject.”
“At an age when most girls are wondering whether or not their first crush would be requited, I was wondering what was going to be the best way to tell my crush that we wouldn't just be dating anymore -- there was a baby involved.”
“Amid such embarrassments, Arthur finds solace in his requited love for his sons, in the support of a few loyal friends, and in small pleasures such as the pine-needle liqueur he discovers when, hoping a vacation will help, he visits a boyhood friend in France.”
“Danny Burstein gives a touching performance as Buddy, a man who knows that his feelings for Sally will never be requited.”
“I had feelings of affection, and they were requited by detestation and scorn.”
“Japan, and, as Japan had then requited the West, Japan was not requited by China.”
“Most every other actor in this drama -- aside from the Israeli government, which is merely doing precisely what it said it was going to do -- has requited itself equally as poorly.”
“The happy marriage, the requited love, the desire that never dims — these are lucky eventualities but they aren't love stories.”
“His affection for his ambitious friend was requited with a high degree of regard and friendship from the normally aloof Polk.”
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A list of words you more frequently hear used with prefixes than without.
by Jack Winter
Published 25 July 1994, The New Yorker
It had been a rough day, so when I walked into the party I was very chalant, despite my efforts to appear gruntled and conso...
words usually in a negative form
some of these are actual words with widespread usage, but I use them heavily or to mean something slightly different than everyone else. Common slang is thrown in here too.
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