Four years ago, it was as if the gods had smiled gently on Barack Obama, gifting the moment and the country with his presidency.
In her article, Medine acknowledges the slippery slope of gifting and expresses remorse.
Four years after gifting his DNA via Craigslist, a Kansas man may be on the hook for $6,000 in child support.
The gifting, donations, volunteerism and work hours were all weighed evenly.
In fact, she was struck with an episode during her interview, gifting an unsuspecting audience member with, yep, a free car.
Ashur-uballit, king of Ashur, once wrote intimating to Akhenaton that he was gifting him horses and chariots and a jewel seal.
mid-13c. (c.1100 in surnames), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse gift, gipt "gift, good luck," from Proto-Germanic *giftiz (cf. Old Saxon gift, Old Frisian jefte, Middle Dutch ghifte "gift," German Mitgift "dowry"), from PIE root *ghabh- "to give or receive" (see habit).
For German Gift "poison," see poison (n.). Old English cognate gift meant "bride-price, marriage gift (by the groom), dowry" (Old English noun for "giving, gift" was related giefu). Sense of "natural talent" is c.1300, perhaps from earlier sense of "inspiration" (late 12c.). As a verb from 16c., especially in gifted. As a verb, giftwrap (also gift-wrap) attested by 1936.