Deign sentence example

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  • She does not deign to be clever....
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  • At the next review, they say, the Emperor did not once deign to address him.
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  • He only saw in her a pretty and fresh young girl, with whom he did not deign to unite his fate.
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  • Her cat would never deign to come when called.
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  • "You won't deign to demean yourself by marrying me, you..." said Helene, beginning to cry.
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  • The celebrated athlete won't even deign to acknowledge her old friends.
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  • The heiress wouldn't deign to invite her maid to dinner.
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  • He offered the drink to Mr. Thomas, but he wouldn't deign to receive it.
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  • Llewelyn would not deign to appear before him to render the customary homage due from Wales to the English crown, but sent a series of futile excuses lasting over three years.
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  • I can't afford to wait around until you deign to answer me.
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  • He did not even deign to look at her.
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  • I think he might even deign to stay with me.
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  • The mayor's hubris wouldn't allow him to deign to reply to letters from the people.
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  • Jacob called after her, but she wouldn't deign to reply.
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  • I didn't expect her to deign to spend so much time with me.
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  • The celebrity would not deign to eat a meal unless her personal chef prepared it.
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  • Such lordly pomp is not for me, Far other scenes my eyes must see: yet deign to list my harping.
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  • Elizabeth wouldn't deign to abase herself before her parents.
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  • I humbly pray from Thine immense goodness and clemency, through the Blood of Jesus Christ, that Thou wilt deign to accept this sacrifice in the odour of sweetness; and as Thou hast granted me to desire and to offer this, so wilt Thou bestow abundant grace to fulfil it."
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  • The comrades did not deign to give the meeting any reason for their decision.
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  • concerning poverty should be changed; (2) that he will not directly nor indirectly procure election or promotion for himself to any prelacy or dignity in the Society; (3) that he will not accept or consent to his election to any dignity or prelacy outside the Society unless forced thereunto by obedience; (4) that if he knows of others doing these things he will denounce them to the superiors; (5) that if elected to a bishopric he will never refuse to hear such advice as the general may deign to send him and will follow it if he judges it is better than his own opinion.
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  • We don't know what audiences want, we would n't deign to guess.
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  • such lordly pomp is not for me, Far other scenes my eyes must see: Yet deign to list my harping.
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  • It's up to you whether you want to create a complete retro interior deign or simply add a few pieces here and there.
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