commend (v.)
declare, offer, direct
H8 II.iii.61[Lord Chamberlain to Anne] the King's majesty / Commends his good opinion of you
Ham V.ii.178[Osrick to Hamlet] I commend my duty to your lordship
Per I.iii.37[Helicanus to Thaliard, of a message] We have no reason to desire it, / Commended to our master, not to us
TG IV.ii.9[Proteus alone, of Silvia] to her beauty I commend my vows
WT II.ii.36[Paulina to Emilia] Commend my best obedience to the Queen
WT IV.iv.374[Florizel to disguised Polixenes, of fine attributes] I would not prize them / Without her love; for her employ them all; / Commend them and condemn them to her service / Or to their own perdition
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