VOUCHSAFE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VOUCHSAFE
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 v.  grant; promise or agree condescendingly, as a special favor; permit
Classic Sentence:
1  O thou," she cried, "that encirclest the earth, vouchsafe to grant the prayers of thy servants that call upon thee.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK III
2  "Holy queen," he continued, "vouchsafe to send down thy grace upon myself, my good wife, and my children."
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK III
3  She heeded her son's words, washed her face, changed her dress, and vowed full and sufficient hecatombs to all the gods if they would only vouchsafe her revenge upon the suitors.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XVII
4  Elinor would not vouchsafe any answer.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33
5  But she died between summers; then Robert posed as an inconsolable, prostrating himself at the feet of Madame Ratignolle for whatever crumbs of sympathy and comfort she might be pleased to vouchsafe.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In V
6  This son, Megapenthes, was born to him of a bondwoman, for heaven vouchsafed Helen no more children after she had borne Hermione, who was fair as golden Venus herself.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK IV
7  Our support is love, that love that He has vouchsafed us.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 22
8  The sole comment vouchsafed by him very nearly led to a serious quarrel with Eliza.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT V
9  And he kissed the letter with passion, without even vouchsafing a look at the gold which sparkled on the table.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Example Sentence:
1  Occasionally the rock star would drift out onto the balcony and vouchsafe the crowd below a glimpse of her celebrated features.
2  Hannah had told me in the morning there was a letter for me, and when I went down to take it, almost certain that the long-looked for tidings were vouchsafed me at last, I found only an unimportant note from him.
3  As we approached the summit we were vouchsafed a rare vision.