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qualify to soften, to moderate, to abate, to weaken: “qualify the laws,” MEASURE FOR MEASURE, i. 1. 66 ; “To qualify in others,” MEASURE FOR MEASURE, iv. 2. 79 ; “But qualify the fire's extreme rage,” THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, ii. 7. 22 ; “this amazement can I qualify,” MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, v. 4. 67 ; “to qualify His rigorous course,” THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, iv. 1. 7 ; “craftily qualified” OTHELLO, ii. 3. 36 ( “slily mixed with water,” JOHNSON) ; “by gazing qualified,” THE RAPE OF LUCRECE, 424.

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