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: invest, endow
: bestow, confer
: to set or establish in a rank or office : install
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baptize, inaugurate, induct, initiate, install, invest, seat
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1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
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in stark/marked/sharp contrast with/to
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in statu quo
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by force of circumstances
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