deserved (adj.) Old form(s): deseru'd, deserued
deserving, meritorious, praiseworthy
AW II.i.189[Helena to King] If I break time ... unpitied let me die, / And well deserved
Cor III.i.290[Menenius to Sicinius] Rome, whose gratitude / Towards her deserved children is enrolled / In Jove's own book
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