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Word: reinstate

Definition: restore to a previous condition or position


Sentences Containing 'reinstate'

It did not always reinstate them in the possession of the land, but gave them damages, which never amounted to a real loss.
And so, senor, let your goodness reinstate the father that begot me in your good opinion, and be assured that he was a wise and prudent man, since by his craft he found out such a sure and easy way of remedying my misfortune; for I believe, senor, that had it not been for you I should never have lit upon the good fortune I now possess; and in this I am saying what is perfectly true; as most of these gentlemen who are present can fully testify.

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