deserved

[ dih-zurvd ]SEE DEFINITION OF deserved

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESERVED

You have never been put to a test till now, that deserved to be called a test.

Well had he deserved his native name of Bwana Nyele--the master with the mane.

In their hearts they knew that I deserved all these epithets.

The remainder of his life was a series of deserved afflictions.

He had only given me back the hand I had not deserved he should touch.

You might think I bad-met with unkindness; but it was not so; it was the other way more than I deserved.

I had not deserved my prize that day, but it seemed to me that I ought to have received it nevertheless.

It argues that if France was stricken with defeat, it was because she deserved punishment.

History is the final tribunal which will decree to everyone what he has deserved.

But I submit—I have deserved it all—I have robbed her of a heart above all price.

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