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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeigndeign /deɪn/ verb   deign to do something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
deignPaige didn't deign to answer.I can't afford to hang around here waiting until you deign to come back to collect me.The detective was constantly surprised at the men that some women deigned to have relationships with.Caligula was degenerate but, by all accounts, did not deign to hide the fact.It had taken this long for her to deign to notice me.The good thing was, they looked so bad that even Big Willie would not deign to take them.He would often be dressed in just a loose-fitting pair of shorts, but sometimes deigned to wear a vest as well.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theydeign
he, she, itdeigns
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theydeigned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave deigned
he, she, ithas deigned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad deigned
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill deign
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have deigned
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