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deign

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intransitive verb
  • to think fit or in accordance with one's dignity; condescend: He would not deign to discuss the matter with us. [Webster]
transitive verb
  • to condescend to give or grant: He deigned no reply. [Webster]
verb
  • be kind or gracious enough (to do sth); condescend [Barron]

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