deign

Part of speech: verb

To stoop to compliance; condescend; vouchsafe.

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Usage examples "deign":

  1. Whereupon he addressed Don Quixote again in the same lofty way, and slyly asked him whether he would deign to accept him as his squire or as his meanest servant. - "The Story of Don Quixote", Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
  2. Anderson did not deign to reply, in so many words. - "The Bat", Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  3. He had said as much to Monsieur, as you may deign to remember. - "Helmet of Navarre", Bertha Runkle.