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


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  • The happy marriage, the requited love, the desire that never dims—these are lucky eventualities, but they aren't love stories.

    The Best Love Stories

  • O, Sweet Jesus, whose overflowing charity for men is requited by so much forgetfulness, negligence, and contempt, behold us prostrate before Thine altar eager to repair by a special act of homage the cruel indifference and injuries to which Thy Loving Heart is everywhere subject.

    Ss Petri & Pauli

  • At an age when most girls are wondering whether or not their first crush would be requited, I was wondering what was going to be the best way to tell my crush that we wouldn't just be dating anymore -- there was a baby involved.

    Sarah Henson: Life's Detours Don't End the Story

  • Amid such embarrassments, Arthur finds solace in his requited love for his sons, in the support of a few loyal friends, and in small pleasures such as the pine-needle liqueur he discovers when, hoping a vacation will help, he visits a boyhood friend in France.

    2009 January 18 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • Danny Burstein gives a touching performance as Buddy, a man who knows that his feelings for Sally will never be requited.

    Martin Maidenberg: So Much To Love, So Much To Regret

  • I had feelings of affection, and they were requited by detestation and scorn.

    Chapter 3

  • Japan, and, as Japan had then requited the West, Japan was not requited by China.


  • Most every other actor in this drama -- aside from the Israeli government, which is merely doing precisely what it said it was going to do -- has requited itself equally as poorly.

    Mark Levine: Whatever Happened to 'Just Say No'?

  • The happy marriage, the requited love, the desire that never dims — these are lucky eventualities but they aren't love stories.


  • His affection for his ambitious friend was requited with a high degree of regard and friendship from the normally aloof Polk.

    A Country of Vast Designs


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