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

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Examples

  • So ancient a title endeared him to the people, among whom the memory of their former lords still survived and was the more treasured the less they felt they had gained by the change.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 10

  • So ancient a title endeared him to the people, among whom the memory of their former lords still survived, and was the more treasured the less they felt they had gained by the change.

    History of the Revolt of the Netherlands — Complete

  • His services to his native country rendered his name endeared to hundreds of thousands of native Irish Catholics, men whom he himself looked on, and quite truly, as being powerless in Ireland either for good or evil, merely "hewers of wood and drawers of water".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • But while the critics and doctrinaires were contending thus variously about the merits of Schiller, his name endeared itself more and more to the many who were chafing under the regime of princely absolutism and were longing for a freer Germany.

    The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller

  • But while the critics and doctrinaires were contending thus variously about the merits of Schiller, his name endeared itself more and more to the many who were chafing under the régime of princely absolutism and were longing for a freer Germany.

    The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller

  • “A name endeared by its peerless bearer to every lover of the human race, 'For a nation to love liberty, it is sufficient that she knows it to be free; it is sufficient that she wills it.'”

    Percy Bysshe Shelley as a Philosopher and Reformer

  • "A name endeared by its peerless bearer to every lover of the human race, 'For a nation to love liberty, it is sufficient that she knows it to be free; it is sufficient that she wills it.'"

    Percy Bysshe Shelley as a Philosopher and Reformer

  • He left behind him a name endeared to the Virginians by his amiable manners, his liberal patronage of the arts, and, above all, by his zealous intercession for their rights.

    Life of George Washington — Volume 01

  • Alphonsus of Arragon be still a name endeared to us for his love of literature, and for that elegant testimony of his devotion to study expressed by the device on his banner of _an open book_, how much more ought we to be indulgent to the memory of a sovereign who has written one still worthy of being opened?

    Literary Character of Men of Genius Drawn from Their Own Feelings and Confessions

  • You'd think that the website's premise would be kind of offensive, like sleeping Chinese people are no different than animals at the zoo, especially since the photos are taken by some German dude living in China, but the idea endeared itself to me after I read the photographer's welcoming statement:

    Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture

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