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bestowed

[ bih-stohd ]
/ bɪˈstoʊd /
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adjective

presented as a gift or privilege; given or conferred: As the official addressed them, some members of the audience shouted with joy over their newly bestowed citizenship.
Archaic. applied; put to some use: If I regarded the present discussion concerning baptism as only about mere mode or form, I should think my time and labor poorly bestowed.

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OTHER WORDS FROM bestowed

un·be·stowed, adjectivewell-be·stowed, adjective
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