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

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Examples

  • The Southern states, especially Virginia, “whose long navigable rivers open a great part of her Country to surprise and devastation whenever an enemy powerful at Sea chuses to invade her.”

    Ratification

  • The Southern states, especially Virginia, “whose long navigable rivers open a great part of her Country to surprise and devastation whenever an enemy powerful at Sea chuses to invade her.”

    Ratification

  • The Southern states, especially Virginia, “whose long navigable rivers open a great part of her Country to surprise and devastation whenever an enemy powerful at Sea chuses to invade her.”

    Ratification

  • 'Why, it's not her fault, you know, Miss Margland, if young Mr. Mandlebert chuses to give them to her.

    Camilla

  • My aunt HERVEY (not extremely happy in her own nuptials, and perhaps under some little obligation) is got over, and chuses [sic] not to open her lips in my favour against the wills of a father and uncles so determined.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Tragedy may be your choice, but it will certainly appear that comedy chuses you.

    Mansfield Park

  • He had likewise had the misfortune of burying this beloved wife herself, about five years before the time in which this history chuses to set out.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • Am I to suppose that the horseman I saw was really a thing of flesh and blood, or a bubble that vanished into air? — or must I imagine Liddy knows more of the matter than she chuses to disclose? —

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • And as to coming away at night, you are to stay just as long as Edmund chuses.

    Mansfield Park

  • I could not be cordial in my invitation, but if she chuses to come no want of cordiality on my part will keep her away.

    Lady Susan

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