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Nancy Watling deigned no reply to his farewell salutation, but walked indignantly across her moon-lighted lawn.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
He eyed Bumble askance as he entered, but scarcely deigned to nod his head in acknowledgment of his salutation.
Isabel deigned no reply, and he took possession of a deep chair, settled himself on his backbone, and regarded her attentively.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Maigrot did not know a word of Chinese; but the emperor deigned to grant that he should be told what he understood by King-tien.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Yet he continued to haunt my window, and seemed rejoiced whenever I deigned to notice him.
The gentleness of your character prevents your contradicting notions that would appear revolting if you deigned to examine them.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
The youth, with eyes flashing, shot one glance at the smiling face of Henry Burns, but deigned no reply.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Vital deigned to show himself, dressed entirely in black cloth, with a splendid frilled shirt adorned with one diamond.
UNCONSCIOUS COMEDIANSHONORE DE BALZAC
The only reply she deigned was, that she had thought him mad!
He deigned no further explanation till they reached the tap, and then called for a pot of porter, which was speedily produced.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS

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hydranoun | [hahy-druh ]SEE DEFINITION
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