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  • v. Present participle of entrust.


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  • A new labor with its triumph summons thee: God in entrusting it to thee, will give thee courage and also the crown.

    May 30 -- St Joan of Arc

  • Pope Benedict XVI, reflecting on this change, said, “From the naïve enthusiasm of acceptance, passing through the sorrowful experience of denial and the weeping of conversion, Peter succeeded in entrusting himself to that Jesus who adapted himself to his poor capacity of love” (General Audience, May 24, 2006).

    Sinners, Apostles, Martyrs: On the Solemnity of Sts. Peter & Paul

  • They feel safe in entrusting their boys to this country, and in that way the better class of parents are willing to send a better class of boys tan has even been the case before.

    The Boy Scout Movement

  • All these considerations combined to make Mrs. Arundell hesitate in entrusting her daughter's happiness to his hands.

    The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton

  • Clara, though only twelve years old, was rendered, through extreme sensibility, so prudent and careful, that I felt secure in entrusting the charge of him to her, and it was my task to prevent Idris from observing their absence.


  • We must never look upon our improvements but with a general mention of God's favour to us, of the honour he has put upon us, in entrusting us with his goods, and of that grace which is the spring and fountain of all the good that is in us or is done by us.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • Let’s hope that the Bush administration won’t repeat the mistakes made by presidents ranging from Eisenhower to Nixon in entrusting the fate of a nation to a ragtag alliance that has been as successful fighting itself as it has the enemy.

    Meet the Allies |

  • "I should tell you that I have taken you at your word entrusting me with the entire charge of your interests here, and I had the store-room adjoining the office put in shape, and offered it to the telegraph company for half the rent they were paying in their former quarters over the post-office.

    The Gentleman from Indiana

  • Not only does this reveal rash impetuousness -- McCain is apparently fully comfortable with the notion of entrusting his responsibilities to one of the least experienced candidates in recent memory -- but this also pokes a glaring hole in his argument that he is a "maverick" when it comes to climate change and the environment.

    Jeremy Jacquot: The Week McCain's Environmental Credentials Went Extinct

  • Older consumers may baulk at the notion of entrusting their most sensitive data to the amorphous cloud - let alone to a small company whose business future is by no means assured.

    IOL Technology


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