invest

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as in to gift
to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute a woman invested with the strong desire to make the world a better place

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as in to induct
to put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies the beloved actor was finally invested as a knight by the queen

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as in to besiege
to surround (as a fortified place) with armed forces for the purpose of capturing or preventing commerce and communication the city was mercilessly invested for an entire year, but never fell

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“Invest.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/invest. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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