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Have you no secret you could entrust to me, with hope and comfort, if you would!'

And to men like him, I said, when perfected by years and education, and to these only you will entrust the State.

And do they entrust their property to him rather than to you?

To entrust them with large powers is the very acme of wild insanity.

I asked him if his impression was that his wife meant to entrust him with a letter for her brother?

Entrust me with the despatch, and I promise you the negotiation will be completed then and there.

But he had not the slightest wish to entrust himself to Tengga's friendliness.

Did we urge him to quit the camp or entrust his life to the winds?

"Then we entrust the affair to you, Ivan," said His Excellency.

Fate is not wont to entrust such a struggle to a child's hands.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from en- (1) "make, put in" + trust (v.). Related: Entrusted; entrusting.

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