Doling
Dole Dole (d[=o]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doled} (d[=o]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Doling}.] To deal out in small portions; to distribute, as a dole; to deal out scantily or grudgingly. [1913 Webster]

The supercilious condescension with which even his reputed friends doled out their praises to him. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


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