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Cite, 1) to summon: “to which she was often --d by them, but appeared not,” H8 IV, 1, 29.
2) to call up, to invite, to urge: “the morning rise doth c. each moving sense from idle rest,” Pilgr. 195. “for Valentine, I need not c. him to it,” Gentl. II, 4, 85. “had I not been --d so by them, yet did I purpose as they do entreat,” H6B III, 2, 281. “it --s us to the field,” H6C II, 1, 34.
3) to quote: “the devil can c. Scripture for his purpose,” Merch. I, 3, 99. “as truth's authentic author to be --d,” Troil. III, 2, 188.
4) to mention, to recount: “we c. our faults, that they may hold excused our lawless lives,” Gentl. IV, 1, 53. “whose aged honour --s a virtuous youth,” All's I, 3, 216 (cf. speak and bespeak). “the peace, whose want gives growth to the imperfections which you have --d,” H5 V, 2, 70. “I do digress too much, --ing my worthless praise,” Tit. V, 3, 117. With up: “thou shalt have thy trespass --d up in rhymes,” Lucr. 524. “thence we looked toward England, and --d up a thousand fearful times,” R3 I, 4, 14.
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