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I have just left him to feed upon them at his ease there, while I indite a letter to you.

He expected that it would be the last he should ever indite.

Then Mrs. Berry trained her fist to indite a letter to her bride.

For as for me, that which I have not tasted I cannot indite.

Better to write and to feel such a sentiment than to indite volumes.

We indite all our letters in the phraseology of the business college.

She did not erase the signature, but proceeded to indite a fresh warrant.

But even Cicero upon such a theme could only indite an eloquent lie.

Come, girls, we must indite that letter to Ruths mother now.

The men who were employed to indite the Bible, spoke not of themselves.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "put down in writing," from Old French enditer, from Vulgar Latin *indictare, from Latin in- "in, into, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + dictare "to declare" (see dictate). The same word as indict but retaining a French form. Related: Indited; inditing.

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