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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of converse.

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Examples

  • THE intention of Edgar had been to ride to Mrs. Needham, the lady of whom he meant to ask the information to which he had alluded; but a charm too potent for resistance demanded his immediate liberation from the promise to Dr. Marchmont, which bound him to proceed no further till they had again conversed together.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • He had some natural wit; he talked good grammar; he conversed, which is a rare thing in a village; and the other peasants said of him: “He talks almost like a gentleman with a hat.”

    Les Miserables

  • He had some natural wit; he talked good grammar; he conversed, which is a rare thing in a village; and the other peasants said of him: "He talks almost like a gentleman with a hat."

    Les Miserables, Volume II, Cosette

  • He had some natural wit; he talked good grammar; he conversed, which is a rare thing in a village; and the other peasants said of him: "He talks almost like a gentleman with a hat."

    Les Misérables

  • He was able to -- I think he knew I was there, but we kind of conversed through his son, Michael.

    CNN Transcript Dec 27, 2006

  • He was able to -- I think he knew I was there, but we kind of conversed through his son, Michael.

    CNN Transcript Dec 27, 2006

  • I'd "conversed" with Paula earlier in the morning, through Central Four, but that was awkward, in a way, like talking with a mother present.

    Flash

  • I don't mean that Miss Seaton "conversed" with me.

    The Best British Short Stories of 1922

  • It was she who "conversed" during their walk, and while she trotted by Tembarom's side looking more early-Victorian than ever in a neat, fringed mantle and a small black bonnet of a fashion long decently interred by a changing world, Tembarom had never seen anything resembling it in New York; but he liked it and her increasingly at every moment.

    T. Tembarom

  • Maria was eleven he "conversed" with her on "the leading topics of the day, with as much pleasure and freedom as with any grown-up person".

    The Three Brontës

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