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synonyms for bestowed

  • bequeath
  • confer
  • donate
  • entrust
  • grant
  • hand out
  • lavish
  • accord
  • apportion
  • award
  • commit
  • devote
  • favor
  • gift
  • impart
  • offer
  • present
  • come through
  • give away
  • honor with
  • kick in
  • put out
  • render to
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antonyms for bestowed

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  • take
  • deny
  • keep
  • refuse
  • withhold
  • deprive
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How to use bestowed in a sentence

Perhaps we are moving toward a day when reading a diverse historical, like one of Beverly Jenkins’s romances, featuring brown faces bestowed with lovely gowns and happily-ever-afters, is not subversive, but natural and true.
HOW ‘BRIDGERTON’ FLIPPED THE SCRIPT ON ‘THE DUKE AND I’VANESSA RILEYJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These are the names we bestow on animals we adore, cherish and care for.
ONE NAME TO RULE THEM ALL: ‘MAX’ SEEMS TO BE THE MOST POPULAR NAME FOR U.S. DOGSJOHN KELLYJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The suspect, Anthony Bernard Brennan, became an instant symbol of resistance to calls for police reform — a mantle his attorneys have long said was unfairly bestowed.
BETHESDA BIKE-TRAIL ASSAILANT PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT IN FLIER-SNATCHING CASEDAN MORSEDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There’s 49ers Coach Kyle Shanahan, the son of Mike Shanahan, to whom Snyder bestowed all football power in 2010.
PLAYING THE 49ERS REMINDS OF PAST FAILURES, BUT WASHINGTON FINALLY SEEMS TO HAVE MOVED ONLES CARPENTERDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Aimee CunninghamThere are signs that the immune system can learn how to deal with the virus, bestowing at least temporary immunity.
AS 2020 COMES TO AN END, HERE’S WHAT WE STILL DON’T KNOW ABOUT COVID-19SCIENCE NEWS STAFFDECEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
He used to walk through the park, and note with pleasure the care that his father bestowed on the gigantic property.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Their eyes met, and he smiled a friendly, reassuring smile, such as a father might have bestowed upon a daughter.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He had received the scanty education generally bestowed upon the sons of small yeomen at the beginning of the present century.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
And if the bailee is a finder who has bestowed labor on the article found in good faith, the same rule applies.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Hence, we leave him at this point, joining heartily in the best wishes and the compliments bestowed upon him by his friends.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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WORDS RELATED TO BESTOWED

  • advanced
  • bestowed
  • entrusted
  • given
  • granted
  • intrusted
  • let
  • on credit
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