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- 1. confer, bestow, award, present
- usage: present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone"
- 2. bestow, give
- usage: give as a gift
- 3. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring, change, alter, modify
- usage: bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
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