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Word, vb. 1) to pronounce, to speak: “say that the last I spoke was 'Antony', and w. it piteously,” Ant. IV, 13, 9. Opposed to singing: “I cannot sing: I'll weep and w. it with thee,” Cymb. IV, 2, 240.
2) to express, to represent, to let appear: “this matter of marrying his king's daughter, wherein he must be weighed rather by her value than his own, --s him, I doubt not, a great deal from the matter,” Cymb. I, 4, 16 (sets him in a light very different from reality).
3) to flatter with words, to cajole: “he --s me, girls, he --s me, that I should not be noble to myself,” Ant. V, 2, 191.
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