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

  Destine \Des"tine\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Destined; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Destining.] [F. destiner, L. destinare; de + the root of
     stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. Obstinate.]
     To determine the future condition or application of; to set
     apart by design for a future use or purpose; to fix, as by
     destiny or by an authoritative decree; to doom; to ordain or
     preordain; to appoint; -- often with the remoter object
     preceded by to or for.
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           We are decreed,
           Reserved, and destined to eternal woe.   --Milton.
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           Till the loathsome opposite
           Of all my heart had destined, did obtain. --Tennyson.
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           Not enjoyment and not sorrow
           Is our destined end or way.              --Longfellow.
  
     Syn: To design; mark out; determine; allot; choose; intend;
          devote; consecrate; doom.
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