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  • verb Present participle of damnify.

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Examples

  • In Plainfield, Connecticut, the "pestigeous" boys managed to invent a new form of annoyance, -- they "damnified the glass;" and a church regulation had to be passed to prevent, or rather to try to prevent them from "opening the windows or in any way damnifying the glass."

    Sabbath in Puritan New England

  • Also the British High Commissioner has issued a damnifying proclamation against Jameson and all British abettors of his game.

    Following the Equator

  • Also the British High Commissioner has issued a damnifying proclamation against Jameson and all British abettors of his game.

    Following the Equator, Part 7

  • The thirty-first question was so framed that, if truthfully replied to, it was certain to elicit facts which would form the groundwork of damnifying strictures on the principal abuses of the time.

    The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion

  • Wandering Jew; that is to say, with a great deal of noise, but without much damnifying any one, as the public soon formed a true judgment of M. Sue and of the tendency of his works.

    Canada and the Canadians Volume I

  • _damnifying_ sorcerer as unworthy to live among them, whereas they fly unto the other in necessity; they depend upon him as their God, and by this means thousands are carried away, to their final confusion.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

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