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I depute you to open this sealed document and read the contents to the company.
DOROTHY'S TRAVELSEVELYN RAYMOND
Gonzalo said that he would depute two friends, who would arrange with them the details for their meeting at Nieva in the morning.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
How on earth could I depute such a responsibility to any one in the office.
THE WAR-WORKERSE.M. DELAFIELD
The ignorant and uneducated man is quite too willing to depute to others the task of thinking for him and furnishing his opinions.
GUY RIVERS: A TALE OF GEORGIAWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
He was the son of one of the depute clerks to the Supreme Court, not an elevated position, though one of great respectability.
THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETYGRACE & PHILIP WHARTON
These depute, again, one of their own number to Kapchack's court; you see him yonder, his name is Kauhaha.
WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
Nestor advised him to call an Assembly and depute some of the leading men to make up the quarrel with Achilles.
They that have power to elect a king, have power also to depute some in their name to set the crown upon his head.
THE DIVINE RIGHT OF CHURCH GOVERNMENTSUNDRY MINISTERS OF CHRIST WITHIN THE CITY OF LONDON
At length it was unanimously agreed to depute Anton Prokofievitch to do this business.
TARAS BULBA AND OTHER TALESNIKOLAI VASILIEVICH GOGOL
Sometimes when exhausted nature could not be denied repose, she would depute the last sad office to another lady.

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verbicidenoun | [vur-buh-sahyd ]SEE DEFINITION
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