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 for Deigned
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deign \Deign\ (d[=a]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deigned (d[=a]nd);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Deigning.] [OE. deinen, deignen, OF.
     degner, deigner, daigner, F. daigner, fr. L. dignari to deem
     worthy, deign, fr. dignus worthy; akin to decere to be
     fitting. See Decent, and cf. Dainty, Dignity,
     Condign, Disdain.]
     1. To esteem worthy; to consider worth notice; -- opposed to
        disdain. [Obs.]
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              I fear my Julia would not deign my lines. --Shak.
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     2. To condescend to give or bestow; to stoop to furnish; to
        vouchsafe; to allow; to grant.
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              Nor would we deign him burial of his men. --Shak.
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