bedare

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ dare.

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Verb[edit]

bedare (third-person singular simple present bedares, present participle bedaring, simple past and past participle bedared or bedurst)

  1. (transitive) To defy.
    • 1829, George Peele, Alexander Dyce, The Works of George Peele:
      Lets fall the fowl, and is emboldened / With eyes intentive to bedare the sun, []

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Danish[edit]

From Middle Low German bedōren (to fool), derived from dōre (fool), from Proto-Germanic *dauzô. Compare German betören (to bewitch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bedare (imperative bedår, infinitive at bedåre, present tense bedårer, past tense bedårede, perfect tense har bedåret)

  1. to charm, captivate
  2. (archaic) to fool

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Verb[edit]

bedare

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of bedaren