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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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Neither man said anything more, nor mouthed, nor kneeled, nor amened, nor did save as men among men do and say: but somehow Wayland had never felt so sure of the God, who was Love and whose Love washed men clean, being, as he told himself, 'on the job.'
"Amen," sez the pepper-and-salt man, I see he had zeal and religion, but I felt kinder flustrated to be "amened" to in public, and I looked kinder meachin 'I spoze, and the calm woman see I did.
As Jerry Falwell said (and #55, Pat Robertson amened) shortly after 9/11: "[T] he pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and lesbians ... the ACLU, People for the American Way -- all of them who have tried to secularize America -- I point the finger in their face and say, 'You helped this happen' ... [
"And that the 7th section of the said Act be amened as follows: