commend (v.)
show well, set off to advantage
AYL IV.iii.181[Rosalind as Ganymede to Oliver, of Orlando] commend my counterfeiting to him
Ham I.ii.39[Claudius to Ambassadors] and let your haste commend your duty
LC.80[the woman, of her lover] one by nature's outwards so commended
Per II.iii.6[Simonides to all] Since every worth in show commends itself
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