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vouchsafe

vouch·safe

vouchsafe

 
 
pronunciation:
vaUch seIf
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: vouchsafed, vouchsafes, vouchsafing
definition: to grant or give with condescension or as a special favor.
At long last, the company president vouchsafed us twenty minutes of his precious time to air our grievance.
similar words:
concede, grant
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