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Dignify, 1) to invest with honor, to exalt: “so shall these slaves be king, and thou their slave: thou nobly base, they basely --ed,” Lucr. 660. “she shall be --ed with this high honour, to bear my lady's train,” Gentl. II, 4, 158. “thou wert --ed enough, to be styled the under-hangman of his kingdom,” Cymb. II, 3, 132.
2) to give lustre to, to honour: “he that writes of you, if he can tell that you are you, so --es his story,” Sonn. 84, 8. “both truth and beauty on my love depends; so dost thou too, and therein --ed,” 101, 4. Gentl. I, 1, 64. All's II, 3, 133. H4B I, 1, 22. Troil. IV, 5, 103. Cor. II, 2, 89. Rom. II, 3, 22. Per. IV, 6, 42.
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