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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of compleat.

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Examples

  • I have now written to him threatening [to] proceed at my own expence to compel a settemt if the purchase be not immedy compleated & wod have done so before, feeling as I do, the cruelty of the case, but unfortunately our only remedy is in filing a Bill in Chancery which as you may have heard is a hopeless resort for avoiding delay.

    Letter 371

  • I have prayd and threatd & if it cannot be compleated witht I will myself fight for you.

    Letter 371

  • I am rather asham'd, not of my progress in the Journal*, but of my promise, for I have not compleated my task.!

    Letter 230

  • In short, this Invention, if compleated, would be, as Bacon expresses it, bringing Philosophy home to Men's Business and Bosoms.

    Chris Rodda: To the United States Marine Corps -- re: Farting in Afghanistan

  • In all arts and manufactures the greater part of the workmen stand in need of a master to advance the materials of their work, and their wages and maintenance till it be compleated.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Innes sent a detail to Great Meadows to retrieve tools left there, and it “erected a puntion puncheon, split timber fort which when compleated must of course be of good service,” Innes predicted.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Another fortnight must go before I can have my writings and bargains compleated, and the poems put to press.

    Letter 50

  • An action so unexpected at the period of a solemn engagement which waited but the journey to Cleves for being compleated, seemed to him, at first, incredible.

    Camilla

  • And then, half unconscious of the offence he had given, and half angry at the rebuke he had received, he leisurely compleated his design, and again put on his wig, settling it to his face with as much composure as if he had performed the operation in his own dressing-room.

    Cecilia

  • Silks, and Silver and Gold Brocades: The whole Furniture was compleated excepting a Screen, which the Lady and her Maids were going about.

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

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