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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of enounce.


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  • We toiled and sweated and enounced our mutual and sincere conviction that God's grudge still held against us.


  • Another equal period elapsed ere the German enounced, relevant of nothing:


  • Such were the professor's words — rather let me say such the words of fate, enounced to destroy me.

    Chapter 3

  • After several dukes and markises had been enounced, a very gentell fly drives up to our doar, and out steps two gentlemen.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • I never before or since heard language enounced with such steam-engine haste.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Essex or Middlesex might have enounced, yet the speaker or reader was no other than Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • I have heard some of them talk vigorous sense — yea, I have been present at polyglot discussions in the old, oak-lined dining-room at Hunsden Wood, where a singular insight was given of the sentiments entertained by resolute minds respecting old northern despotisms, and old southern superstitions: also, I have heard much twaddle, enounced chiefly in

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • You would suppose that this declaration, so clearly enounced, and that, too, in a place where Mahometanism is perhaps more supreme than in any other part of the empire, would have sufficed to have confirmed the pretensions of the lover.


  • The king replied: ‘Thou hast adduced this wonderful sally and hast enounced a strange maxim but it is impossible according to reason and contrary to usage that thy accomplishments and eloquence should this day save thee from the punishment which I have decreed; and I consider it proper to throw thee headlong from the castle that others may take an example.’

    The Gulistan of Sa'di

  • She drew, however, a deep sigh from her grief-filled heart and said: ‘All the words thou hast uttered, weighed in the scales of my understanding, are not equivalent to the maxim I once heard enounced in my tribe: An arrow in the side of a young woman is better than an old man.’

    The Gulistan of Sa'di


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