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Mistrust, vb. 1) not to confide in, to be suspicious of: “I will never m. my wife again,” Wiv. V, 5, 141. “to m. any,” Ado I, 1, 246. “m. me not,” R3 IV, 4, 479. “--ing them,” R3 IV, 4, 479 “to have --ed her,” Cymb. V, 5, 66. Absol.: “in time I may believe, yet I m.” Shr. III, 1, 51.
2) to suspect, to apprehend: “this is an accident of hourly proof, which I --ed not,” Ado II, 1, 189. “m. it not,” Shr. III, 1, 52 (== do not doubt it). “all's true that is --ed,” Wint. II, 1, 48. “many a thousand, which now m. no parcel of my fear,” H6C V, 6, 38. “men's minds m. ensuing dangers,” R3 II, 3, 42. With a clause: “jealousy itself could not m. false-creeping craft and perjury should thrust into so bright a day such black-faced storms,” Lucr. 1516. Absol.: “it shall not fear where it should most m.” Ven. 1154. “they had no cause to m.” R3 III, 2, 87.
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