Day-136 (Deign)

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Word:
              Deign

Status:
              Verb(both transitive and instransitive)

Meaning:
              To do something that you think you should not because you are too important.

Sentences:
1) He would not even deign to talk to him.
2) I wouldn't even deign to answer that false accusation.

Origin:
              Middle English, from Anglo- French deigner, from Latin dignare, dignari, dignus which means 'worthy'.

First use:
               14th century

Synonyms:
                condescend, stoop

Antonyms:
                 rise, respect.

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