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

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Examples

  • Failing of rapid success in waging a sheer political propaganda, and finding that they were alienating the most intelligent and most easily organized portion of the voters, the socialists lessoned from the experience and turned their energies upon the trade-union movement.

    The Class Struggle

  • Failing rapid success, in waging a sheer political propaganda, and finding that they were alienating the most intelligent and most easily organized portion of the voters, the Socialists lessoned from the experience and turned their energies upon the trade union movement.

    The Class Struggle

  • Home ought to be our clearinghouse, the place from which we go forth lessoned and disciplined, and ready for life.

    Handkerchief Box

  • And propaganda in state-controlled newspapers in Cuba, N. Korea, Iran, and Venezuela is not lessoned by refusing to engage them or enhanced by engagement.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • AndI believe that anyone who has given up meat or much lessoned their consumption of it will find that they are healthier by far.

    Saving the planet one meal at a time

  • And any involvement of the Privates will almost certainlymean they will beallowed to continue toinsure their largest customers: Thebig corps (who would then likely get even more corporate welfare "tax breaks" because of it, lol .. instead of having their taxes actually raised as their health care costs are greatly lessoned).

    The Status Quo Is NOT on the Table

  • I think their power can be lessoned but not taken away completely.

    Why Should I Vote for Hillary: Hillary Supporters on Facebook

  • Too much money is spent on cruel, repititious experimentation which could have been lessoned if a wise and compassionate Congress had enacted the Research Modernization Act in the 90's but didn't.

    Two HSUS California Initiatives for Farm Animals

  • We have seen in about the last half hour, as the smoke cloud has opened up, the winds have lessoned a bit.

    CNN Transcript Oct 21, 2007

  • Was she some subdued daughter-of-the-house, well-lessoned in the ways of women but ignorant of the world outside Ithkrypt's stout walls?

    The Crystal Gryphon

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