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

  Recommend \Rec`om*mend"\ (r?k`?m*m?nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Recommended; p. pr. & vb. n. Recommending.] [Pref. re- +
     commend: cf. F. recommander.]
     1. To commend to the favorable notice of another; to commit
        to another's care, confidence, or acceptance, with
        favoring representations; to put in a favorable light
        before any one; to bestow commendation on; as, he
        recommended resting the mind and exercising the body.
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              Maecenas recommended Virgil and Horace to Augustus,
              whose praises . . . have made him precious to
              posterity.                            --Dryden.
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     2. To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
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              A decent boldness ever meets with friends,
              Succeeds, and e'en a stranger recommends. --Pope.
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     3. To commit; to give in charge; to commend.
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              Paul chose Silas and departed, being recommended by
              the brethren unto the grace of God.   --Acts xv. 40.
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