promerit

transitive verb

Definition of promerit

obsolete
: to win or deserve the favor of (God)

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History and Etymology for promerit

Latin promeritus, past participle of promerēre, promerēri to deserve, merit, from pro- in behalf of + merēre, merēri to earn

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“Promerit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/promerit. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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