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amend (cf. the much more freq. MEND)
1. to correct, reform, improve LLL. IV. iii. 76 “God amend us,” 1H4 III. i. 179, 2H4 I. ii. 143; to repair, mend Cor. IV. vii. 12 “I must excuse What cannot be amended.”
2. to become better, recover Tp. V. i. 115 “Th' affliction of my mind amends,” Tw.N. I. v. 53.
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    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 4.7
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 3.1
    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Or what you will, 1.5
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