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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of damnify.

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Examples

  • He earnestly besought that those opportunities might not be "damnified" by Calef's book.

    Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather A Reply

  • Moreover, in all these cases the warrants had been issued on the sworn complaints of the parties damnified or of their parents and guardians: no one had complained of Oscar Wilde.

    Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions

  • Please, everybody, help the people that are damnified (ph) in this.

    CNN Transcript Aug 16, 2007

  • There be also books which are partly useful and excellent, partly culpable and pernicious; this work will ask as many more officials, to make expurgations and expunctions, that the commonwealth of learning be not damnified.

    Areopagitica

  • There be also books which are partly useful and excellent, partly culpable and pernicious; this work will ask as many more officials, to make expurgations and expunctions, that the commonwealth of learning be not damnified.

    Areopagitica

  • I drop all points of controversy, weighty though these be; I take your defaced and damnified kirk on your own terms; and I ask you, Are you a worthy minister?

    Lay Morals

  • If therefore we mind our children that the poets write not such things as praising and approving them, but do really account them base and vicious and therefore accommodate such speeches to base and vicious persons, they will never be damnified by them from the esteem they have of the poets in whom they meet with them.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • (Hesiod, “Works and Days,” 40 and 266.) are of near kin to what we find in the determination of Plato, in his books entitled Gorgias and Concerning the Commonwealth, to wit, that it is worse to do than to suffer injury, and that a man more endamageth himself when he hurts another, than he would be damnified if he were the sufferer.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • And whensoeuer any of our subiects hath any thing to do with any of the foresaid merchants by way of contentions: or that they be damnified or hindered by any of our subiects: then we appoint and ordeine our Chanceller and Secretary Vasili Shalcan to heare their causes, and finally to determine on both sides according to equitie and iustice: and that he shall search the trueth betweene both parties.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Also all and singular damnified persons, besides other proofes, were compelled to verifie their losses by their formall othes, taken vpon the holy Bible.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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