Definitions

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  • verb Second-person singular simple present form of affect.

Etymologies

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affect + -est

Examples

  • When he seest that thou affectest him and cometh to our place, we shall surely get great good of him; and if thou grudge him the banquet do thou bid him and I will entertain him of my monies.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thy Father hath sent thee this present, to comfort thee with that thing which most of all thou affectest, even as thou hast comforted him with that which he most hated.

    The Decameron

  • O dear my son, whenas thou affectest a friend or a familiar, make trial of him and then company with him, and without such test nor praise him nor divulge thy thoughts unto one who is other than wise.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Thou affectest to be high and powerful, and probably the tempter, who hates thee mortally, would be glad to have thee so too.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. IV.

  • In truth thou affectest I know not what hot-blooded whore: this thou art ashamed to own.

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • When he seest that thou affectest him and cometh to our place, we shall surely get great good of him; and if thou grudge him the banquet do thou bid him and I will entertain him of my monies. "

    Arabian nights. English

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