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perbend

Perbend
(n.) See Perpender.

perpend

Perpend
(v. i.) To attend; to be attentive.
(v. t.) To weight carefully in the mind.

portend

Portend
(v. t.) To indicate (events, misfortunes, etc.) as in future; to foreshow; to foretoken; to bode; -- now used esp. of unpropitious signs.
(v. t.) To stretch out before.

prebend

Prebend
(n.) A payment or stipend; esp., the stipend or maintenance granted to a prebendary out of the estate of a cathedral or collegiate church with which he is connected. See Note under Benefice.
(n.) A prebendary.

prehend

Prehend
(v. t.) To lay hold of; to seize.

pretend

Pretend
(v. i.) To put in, or make, a claim, truly or falsely; to allege a title; to lay claim to, or strive after, something; -- usually with to.
(v. i.) To hold out the appearance of being, possessing, or performing; to profess; to make believe; to feign; to sham; as, to pretend to be asleep.
(v. t.) To lay a claim to; to allege a title to; to claim.
(v. t.) To hold before, or put forward, as a cloak or disguise for something else; to exhibit as a veil for something hidden.
(v. t.) To hold out, or represent, falsely; to put forward, or offer, as true or real (something untrue or unreal); to show hypocritically, or for the purpose of deceiving; to simulate; to feign; as, to pretend friendship.
(v. t.) To intend; to design; to plot; to attempt.
(v. t.) To hold before one; to extend.

propend

Propend
(v. i.) To lean toward a thing; to be favorably inclined or disposed; to incline; to tend.

protend

Protend
(v. t.) To hold out; to stretch forth.

provend

Provend
(n.) See Provand.