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  • verb archaic Second-person singular simple present form of acknowledge.

Etymologies

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acknowledge +‎ -est

Examples

  • “Nay, thou shalt not brawl me out of my powers of argument,” said De Valence, laughing, and helping himself to a brimming cup of wine; “if thou acknowledgest thyself conquered, I am contented to give the victory to the inspiring strength of the jovial liquor.”

    Castle Dangerous

  • But all her merit thou acknowledgest; all thy own vileness thou confessest, and even gloriest in it: What hope then of moving so hardened a man? —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Art thou not then convicted of baseness by this conduct, who hast received benefits from me such as thou acknowledgest thou hast, and doest us no good in return, but evil, as far as in thee lies?

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • But as the Cock would not turn towards him nor return aught of reply to his salutation, the Fox resumed, "What is to do with thee, O dear my brother, that my greeting thou acknowledgest not and to my words inclinest thee not?"

    Arabian nights. English

  • Valence, laughing, and helping himself to a brimming cup of wine; "if thou acknowledgest thyself conquered, I am contented to give the victory to the inspiring strength of the jovial liquor."

    Waverley Novels — Volume 12

  • Yes; One is, by a sincere and hearty confession of sin thou acknowledgest God to be thy Sovereign Lord, and that he hath right to impose his law upon thee (Exo 20).

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02

  • "Martin, thou art called hither to give answer, whether thou acknowledgest these writings to be thy books or no?"

    Selections from the Table Talk of Martin Luther

  • "'Then thou acknowledgest thyself beaten; thou hast said thou couldst play chess, yet thou darest not measure thy skill at it with me.

    Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond

  • For by prayer thou acknowledgest, that help is not in thine own power (2 Chron

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02

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