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The licence in the formation of verbs arose partly from the unfixed nature of the language, partly from the desire of brevity and force. Had it continued, it would have added many useful and expressive words to the language. In vigorous colloquy we still occasionally use such expressions as--

“Grace me no grace, nor uncle me no uncles.

“Thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds.

As it is, we can occasionally use the termination -fy, as in "stultify," and sometimes the suffix -en or the prefix be-. But for the most part we are driven to a periphrasis.

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