Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of vapour.
  • adj. Alternative form of vapored.

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Examples

  • Sir Sedley, not aware of this reasoning, was somewhat piqued; and taking him to another part of the shop, whispered: 'I am horribly vapoured!

    Camilla

  • “A little vapoured, I thought, yesterday; perhaps you want exercise.”

    Cecilia

  • Unto this part of knowledge touching the soul there be two appendices; which, as they have been handled, have rather vapoured forth fables than kindled truth: divination and fascination.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • And the cause of the plague was by a stinking and infectious exhalation which lately vapoured out of the abysms, whereof there have died above two and twenty hundred and threescore thousand and sixteen persons within this sevennight.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • "With a rival Government on the frontier ... with great principles to be not vapoured about but put to the proof we should probably see the natural aristocracy rise from the dead level of the Republic, raising the national character with its own elevation [1336]."

    Great Britain and the American Civil War

  • Excuse me, but I think that that there basket or ark in which the comfort is enshrined is rather near the conduit through which flows that sparkling liquid which, when vapoured, supplies our motive power.

    Jonah and Co.

  • If other thoughts vapoured upon the borders of his mind, they were of the dinner he would eat, soon after noon, at the house of one of the frilled, white-muslin teachers.

    The Flirt

  • He lay fifteen days earnestly expecting his hourly change; and in the last hour of his last day, as his body melted away, and vapoured into spirit, his soul having, I verily believe some revelation of the beatifical vision, he said, “I were miserable if I might not die; ” and after those words, closed many periods of his faint breath by saying often, “Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.

    The Life of Dr. Donne. Paras. 100-143

  • It has two appendices, concerning divination and fascination; these have rather vapoured forth fables than kindled truth.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 13 — Religion and Philosophy

  • He blustered much and boasted more and more, Frolicked and vapoured as he took the floor Indeed he was a very horrid bore.

    Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist

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