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

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Examples

  • I'd a aunt was cook in a gentleman's fam'ly, and daily he dirtied his thirteen plates -- never more nor never less; and one day -- was ever a woman punished so! her best black silk dress she greased from the top to the bottom, and he sent down nine clean plates, and no word vouchsafed of explanation.

    Rhoda Fleming — Volume 4

  • "Men are less threatened by me -- they've kind of vouchsafed that," she said.

    Beard

  • The report summarizes an interview of sorts conducted with Mrs. Conrad Hilton during which she appears to have provided "vouchsafed" information on "current events" in Turkey.

    A blonde spy in Ankara

  • a gentleman's fam'ly, and daily he dirtied his thirteen plates -- never more nor never less; and one day -- was ever a woman punished so! her best black silk dress she greased from the top to the bottom, and he sent down nine clean plates, and no word vouchsafed of explanation.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Somewhere in Sprint CEO Dan Hesse's how-to book, this warning must be vouchsafed.

    Sprint's iPhone Hail Mary

  • "Says there isn't any get-away," Wemple vouchsafed to the other two.

    WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE

  • And to him, Bassett, had been vouchsafed the lordly fortune to be the first to receive this message from man's interstellar kin!

    THE RED ONE

  • That Cameron and Hague are planning to withold their views on the minor matter of the UK's independence until April 2010 was vouchsafed to us by Mark Francois to the Sunday Telegraph only last week:

    Do Something Popular, Mr. Cameron!

  • They do not care if what they put into their mouths is rife with antibiotics, steroids or chemicals vouchsafed by agribusiness, manufacturers or an agency of questionable independence driven by questionable motives.

    Arthur Rosenfeld: Zombie Holiday

  • On another wall there was an enormous clock, vouchsafed and unyielding, doling out the minutes.

    Three Stages of Amazement

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