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inform (the obs. uses are as follows)
1. to take shape Mac. II. i. 48 “It is the bloody business which informs Thus to mine eyes.”
2. to imbue, inspire Cor. V. iii. 71.
3. to instruct, teach Cor. III. iii. 18, Ant. III. ii. 48 “nor can Her heart inform her tongue,” Cym. I. i. 79.
4. refl. to learn, know Wint. II. i. 166 “ yourselves, We need no more of your advice.”
5. to give information All'sW. IV. i. 98, Mac. I. v. 34.
6. to report, tell (a fact) Meas. III. ii. 140 “that let me inform you,” All'sW. IV. i. 87, Cor. I. vi. 42.
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