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He continued its sale, however, as a kingly monopoly, allowing only those to engage in it who paid him for the privilege.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
We have other things to engage us now, but I sometimes think all is not gain that the march of progress brings.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I only engage that the engine shall be equal to a B. and Watt's 72-inch single, but it will be equal to a double 72-inch cylinder.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
A ship will sail for the South Sea fishery in about five weeks, and will engage to take the whole of the engines.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
In the instructions that may be given to Uville, it shall be stipulated on what terms he may engage one or two English workmen.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Thus it is manifest, that nations in their organised capacity are called to engage in this service.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It is a duty to obey God's law; Covenanting is one of the duties of that law; it is therefore a duty to engage in its performance.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Dorothy began to feel drowsy, directly she had nothing left to engage her attention.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
They decided to engage as pianoforte teacher a young lady called Marie Markovna Palchikov.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
If we perceive that we have vowed to sin, let us not perform, but pray to God for forgiveness, and engage to what is lawful.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENGAGE

  • caricatured
  • charted
  • composed
  • crayoned
  • delineated
  • depicted
  • described
  • designed
  • drafted
  • engraved
  • etched
  • expressed
  • formed
  • formulated
  • framed
  • graphed
  • limned
  • mapped out
  • marked
  • modeled
  • outlined
  • painted
  • pencilled
  • portrayed
  • prepared
  • profiled
  • sketched
  • traced
  • wrote
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