endue

[en-doo, -dyoo]
verb (used with object), endued, enduing.
1.
to invest or endow with some gift, quality, or faculty.
2.
to put on; assume: Hamlet endued the character of a madman.
3.
to clothe.
Also, indue.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English endewen to induct, initiate < Anglo-French, Old French enduire < Latin indūcere to lead in, cover, induce

unendued, adjective
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endue or indue (ɪnˈdjuː)
 
vb , -dues, -duing, -dued
1.  (usually foll by with) to invest or provide, as with some quality or trait
2.  rare (foll by with) to clothe or dress (in)
 
[C15: from Old French enduire, from Latin indūcere, from dūcere to lead]
 
indue or indue
 
vb
 
[C15: from Old French enduire, from Latin indūcere, from dūcere to lead]

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endue
c.1400, from O.Fr. enduire, from L. inducere "to lead" (see induce). Related: Endued.
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Example sentences
The saint was endued with great natural talents, which he had improved by study and contemplation.
When you observe their movements from a distance, they appear still more as if endued with life and thought.
Manu was endued with treat wisdom and devoted to virtue.
When perfectly carried out they are picturesque, as well as being endued with grace of movement.
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