merited

[ mer-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF merited

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It arose from a consciousness of guilt, and a dread of merited punishment.

Truth to tell he realized that he merited a rebuke for his lack of observation.

Of the few passers-by there was not one who merited a second glance or thought!

The lad sought to obey him with an alacrity that merited a kinder fate.

Abd-er-Rahman (the Sultan, as he was called) merited this praise.

How could I possibly have merited so great an honor, Mademoiselle?

For when alive they merited from God that their prayers should be heard after death.

Ay, I praise Heaven; and I have merited some love at his hands.

I have always rushed at my fences, and have had the falls I merited.

But do you think you have merited the honour you would have me ask?

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