from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English form of feard.


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  • Pumped credit buys a lot of fawning, and humankind's never suf­fered from a shortage off sycophants. "

    Mid Flinx

  • Pumped credit buys a lot of fawning, and humankind's never suf-fered from a shortage off sycophants. "

    Mid Flinx

  • Airline Chief Executive Steve Ridgway said Virgin Atlantic had taken responsibility by paying out millions to customers that suf fered disruption to Christmas travel plans, as required under EU regulations.

    Virgin Freezes Airport Fees

  • Separately, the bank also sold $200 million in one-year floating rate notes that priced at par and carry a yield of 100 basis points, or 1 percentage point, over London interbank of fered rate.

    New Securities Issues

  • The most consistent answer of-fered by Fincher and Sorkin is that he wants distinction: specifically, he wishes he were as clubbable as a Winklevoss.

    With Friends Like These

  • Oh, he liked the sight and feel of what she of - fered, but the fact of the offering generated more repulsion in him than attraction.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • It be a full month I have suf - fered the temptations o 'the evil female Tania, longing always for mine own female.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • Tania had changed sides and done good service; she was entitled in each frame to what it of - fered.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • In his book, Canseco of fered a great number of accusations.


  • And I hope, if nobody has benefited by me, since I have been in town, that no one has suf-fered by me.

    Sir Charles Grandison


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