Meeken
Meek Meek, Meeken Meek"en (-'n), v. t. To make meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • meeken — meek·en …   English syllables

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  • mortify — v 1. humiliate, humble, bring down, Inf. take or bring down a notch or peg, Sl. put down, make [s.o.] eat humble pie, pull down, make lowly, bring low, teach [s.o.] his place, Inf. make [s.o.] sing small, meeken, chasten, subdue; disgrace, shame …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • set — v 1. put, place, position, move into position; situate, locate, localize, plant, mount; deposit, reposit, lay down, plump, rest; land, bring down, bring in, set down; park, station, stick; lodge, quarter; slap, tuck, slip, insert; implant,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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