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Deprive, 1) to bereave; followed by of: “--d him of his life,” H4A IV, 3, 91. “--d of honour,” H6A II, 5, 27. Rom. IV, 1, 102. Hml. V, 1, 272. Lr. I, 1, 232. Without of: “permit the curiosity of nations to d. me,” Lr. I, 2, 4 (== to disinherit). Of omitted: “is wretchedness --d that benefit?” Lr. IV, 6, 61.
2) to rob, to take away: “'tis honour to d. dishonoured life,” Lucr. 1186. “that life was mine that thou hast here --d,” Lucr. 1186 “which might d. your sovereignty of reason,” Hml. I, 4, 73.
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