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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of affiance.

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Examples

  • Between the energized roars of the litah and the screams of men trying to get out of its way, the merchant's audacious affiances went unheard.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

  • Malati affiances herself there and then to Madhava.

    Tales from the Hindu Dramatists

  • But old affiances, such as that which had existed between the Aylmer and the Amedroz families, do not allow themselves to die out easily, and it is well for us all that they should be long-lived.

    The Belton Estate

  • And shall the passage of one such soul across the mere brook of Death dissolve affiances so deep, so latent, and so pure as this?

    Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, March 1844 Volume 23, Number 3

  • And even with the Philippines, cultural affiances are myriad and overwhelming.

    The Citizen On Mars

  • Gulchenrouz, the son of my brother Ali Hassan; they are united also in heart, their faith is mutually plighted, and affiances so sacred cannot be broken.”

    The History of the Caliph Vathek

  • Will they all have to fight and many of them die ” to untangle this network of treaties and affiances and to blow off huge debts with gunpowder so that the world may start again?

    The Life and Letters of Walter H Page

  • Nouronihar, as her hands evince, is solemnly promised to Gulchenrouz, the son of my brother Ali Hassan; they are united also in heart, their faith is mutually plighted, and affiances so sacred cannot be broken. "

    The History of Caliph Vathek

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