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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Condone  \Con*done"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Condoned};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Condoning}.]  [L.  condonare  -donatum,  to  give  up 
  remit,  forgive;  con-  +  donare  to  give  See  {Donate}.] 
  1.  To  pardon;  to  forgive. 
 
  A  fraud  which  he  had  either  concocted  or  condoned. 
  --W.  Black. 
 
  It  would  have  been  magnanimous  in  the  men  then  in 
  power  to  have  overlooked  all  these  things  and 
  condoning  the  politics,  to  have  rewarded  the  poetry 
  of  Burns.  --J.  C. 
  Shairp 




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