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Synonyms for vouchsafe

to let have as a favor, prerogative, or privilege

to descend to a level considered inappropriate to one's dignity

Words related to vouchsafe

grant in a condescending manner

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As a person who has spent a lifetime in education and inspected over 150 schools in Wales, I can vouchsafe that the large majority of teachers are doing an excellent job, almost all schools have improved beyond recognition in the last 10 years or so and pupils are achieving much success, often within very difficult circumstances.
Everyone, here and outside, who have knowledge of the people-friendly government of the lively kingdom, can vouchsafe its true intention to work for the welfare of its people.
The move came after the trade ministry in early March banned all cotton exports from India in an effort to vouchsafe local supplies of the fiber, sending international prices sharply higher in the process.
The early formation of this supermajority will likely provide the outlines of the coming "national unity government," which may have no cohesive objective except to vouchsafe ministerial portfolios for the component political parties.
For sure, no one can vouchsafe a wrongdoing even it it is not intended.
She explains why Garcilaso was an interested reader of Naufragios and the Soro accounts, which themselves used Cabeza de Vaca and others as their predecessors, especially regarding scenes of spiritual epiphany: he aimed "to posit and vouchsafe the dignity of the Floridian Indians and to echo the heroic sentiments of Spanish militarism in the service of empire," while presenting a "Spanish story of the goodwill between conqueror and conquered" (131).
For most of the tests--which can influence such critics] decisions as whether to undergo prophylactic mastectomy or terminate a pregnancy--the only vouchsafe of accuracy comes from the laboratories that perform them.
I can vouchsafe about the way that St Helens Transport Museum gets involved.
In addition to requiring circulation executives to vouchsafe their numbers, Tribune put the circulation executive in New York -- Robert Brennan -- on a leave of absence.
The idiom of mathematics appears to be a convenient way to describe and vouchsafe the Platonic conception of soul, as shown in Section 155, "Die Seele ist eine [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]," with selections from Iamblichus of Chalcis and Posidonios of Apamea.
Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of biotech food.
Saint Joseph -- Consort of Mary / accomplice of God / Chaperone the prayers of all / who disappear from history / Supporting cast in the / larger story of redemption / leaving no trace other than the faint / moisture of tears on some beloved's face / Vouchsafe the memory of such shadowed faces, / anonymous names, 'til their inscription in / the Lamb's Book of Life.
Anyone who lived through the siege of Budapest (24 December 1944 to 17 January 1945) can vouchsafe for the realism of much of the work: conditions in countless air-raid shelters all over the city were indeed faithfully re-created by the author, who himself did not experience the siege, having resided at the time in a village north of Budapest.
Thou who hast worked supreme miracles in the past as recently as December, and who know that the grievous sound we hear is the wall between church and state come tumbling down, vouchsafe unto us enough vouchers to pay this month's gas bill until we, too, are delivered from this hell of bipartisanshit and are born again into that heavenly estate that will soon be untaxed.
Vouchsafe to me what has yet been vouchsafed to none," he cajoles in his short poem "To You.