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Some typed, some handwritten, these letters are adorned with whimsical sketches and amusing ephemera, such as the coupon entitling Jane to 1,728 “loving kisses to be bestowed, one each, on every square inch of her beautiful body.”
WHAT KURT VONNEGUT’S RAPTUROUS LOVE LETTERS REVEAL ABOUT HIM AS A WRITER — AND HUSBANDSUSAN KESELENKO COLLDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It bestows outsized rewards for performance on test day, and little for checking in on past subjects.
CRAMMING MAY HELP FOR NEXT-DAY EXAMS. BUT FOR LONG-TERM MEMORY, SPACING OUT STUDY IS WHAT WORKS.SANJAY SARMA, LUKE YOQUINTONOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Meantime, the regional Association of Village Council Presidents and the statewide Alaska Federation of Natives each bestowed Anderson-Agimuk with awards for youth leadership.
ALASKA’S “HIM TOO” MOMENT: WHEN POLITICIANS AND ALLIES COME WITH ACCUSATIONS OF THEIR OWNBY KYLE HOPKINS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS AND GREG KIM, KYUKOCTOBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
In all cases, they bestow credits on manufacturers that exceed the standards.
TESLA’S BIGGEST PROFIT CENTER IS DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO RUNNING OUT OF POWERSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
In these heady times, foregoing almost $5 billion may seem a small price to pay for notching an IPO that both succeeded in raising billions and brought a rousing vote of confidence by bestowing one of the richest valuations in tech history.
BY THIS MEASURE, SNOWFLAKE’S IPO WASN’T SUCH A A SUCCESS AFTER ALLSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
Not a word, or even a glance, will a well-bred hostess bestow upon the servants, nor will she speak to the guests of the dishes.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
With the exception of the Mahomedans and Jews, none of these different people bestow much care upon their dress.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Should you bestow upon my letter a fair and impartial perusal, it will neither be useless to you nor to my country.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
A word on the contradictory education which we bestow upon our daughters.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Here in this desert of men's huts he had gained what all the towering mountains had not been able to bestow.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BESTOW

  • accorded
  • afforded
  • allowed
  • bestowed
  • ceded
  • conferred
  • contributed
  • granted
  • led
  • offered
  • part with
  • presented
  • relinquished
  • rendered
  • yielded
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