ge-þrístlǽcan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-þrístlǽcan
p. -lǽhte, -lǽcte To dare, presume, excite; provocare Ne geþristlǽcaþ hí ó ðæt hí mánswergen on his noman they never dare to sware falsely in his name, Shrn. 109, 17. Þurh Albinus swíðost ic geþrístlǽhte ðæt ic dorste ðis weorc ongynnan hortatu præcipue ipsius Albini ut hoc opus adgredi auderem provocatus sum, Bd. pref; S. 472, 11. Eádréd biddeþ ðet nán man geþrístlíce his cynelícan gefe gewonian Eadred prays that no man will presume to diminish his royal gift, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. ii. 304, 26. We geþrístlǽcton provocavimus, Cot. 154.
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