verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of deign
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH deigndeign , dine
Example sentences from the Web for deign
Chewing on a thick piece of gum, Moss ceremoniously pulled it out when deigning to talk.
“Put it down,” repeated Conscience authoritatively, deigning no longer to argue or entreat.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
The youth, without deigning to look at him, closed the door in sullen grief, and departed.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
Mendelssohn showed his displeasure by never deigning to give the slightest attention to the worthless creature.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon