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betoken

verb

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to serve as a sign or symptom of
  • the humor in his writing is never cruel, and betokens a warm and compassionate heart

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“Betoken.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/betoken. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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