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faint vb.: to lose heart John V. vii. 78, Ven. 569 “f-s not like a pale-fac'd coward” ; also impers. “it f-s me,” I am depressed H8 II. iii. 103; to become feeble MND. II. ii. 35, AYL. II. iv. 76 “f-s for succour,” Lucr. 1543; so 1H6 II. v. 40 “f-ing kiss,” 95 “my f-ing words.”
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