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- v. Archaic form of empower.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. See empower.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of empower.
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He that hath authority to seize my person in the street, may be opposed as a thief and a robber, if he endeavours to break into my house to execute a writ, notwithstanding that I know he has such a warrant, and such a legal authority, as will impower him to arrest me abroad.
If you remember, some republican voters have shifted to vote demoncrat simply to impower a candidate from the demoncratic party who McCain might be able to win easily.
This movie did not impower me as a 20 something woman; it depressed me by making me feel that shoes clothes and a man in your life is the only way to be happy.
The Court direct and impower the Treasurer to borrow 28,000, and they enact that the said 28,000 when
That the enabling Act did not impower the King, to grant such a Commission.
Landgrave Morton replied, that there was a necessity for holding a commission from the king to be judge of the court of vice-admiralty, because it did not appear from the charter that the Proprietors could impower their judge to try persons for acts committed without the bounds of their colony, and that with such jurisdiction the judge of the admiralty ought for many reasons always to be vested.
And I do hereby further Authorize and impower the sd
Protestants, and is to impower every Landlord, notwithstanding
These are therefore to impower you, Edward Trelawny, Esquire, Governor of Jamaica,  and by these Presents we do impower and appoint you the said Edward Trelawny, Esquire, to cause to be issued forth, pursuant to the said Act, by Warrant under your Hand, and the Seal of the said
And we impower you in this Behalf to fine, correct, punish, chastise and reform and imprison and cause and command to be imprisoned, in any Gaols being within our Province of South Carolina aforesaid and maritime places of the same, the Parties guilty and