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friend

To add someone to one's network on a social media site. I just friended that cute girl from my English class.
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Thou canst not adorn thyself fine enough for thy friend; for thou shalt be unto him an arrow and a longing for the Superman.
Sawest thou ever thy friend asleep--to know how he looketh?
The Latin adage meeteth with it a little: Magna civitas, magna solitudo; because in a great town friends are scattered; so that there is not that fellowship, for the most part, which is in less neighborhoods.
And we see plainly that this hath been done, not by weak and passionate princes only, but by the wisest and most politic that ever reigned; who have oftentimes joined to themselves some of their servants; whom both themselves have called friends, and allowed other likewise to call them in the same manner; using the word which is received between private men.
And who is best able to do good to his friends and evil to his enemies in time of sickness?
"All that, my dear friend, is strikingly true," replied Athos.
"Thou dost reckon me thy friend, and thou wouldst rob me of honour, a thing wholly inconsistent with friendship; and not only dost thou aim at this, but thou wouldst have me rob thee of it also.
"A baron, don't you mean?" cried D'Artagnan, finishing his friend's sentence.
Let us not have this childish luxury in our regards, but the austerest worth; let us approach our friend with an audacious trust in the truth of his heart, in the breadth, impossible to be overturned, of his foundations.
"I hear a voice," says Chadband; "is it a still small voice, my friends? I fear not, though I fain would hope so--"
Winkle, 'or if the doctor falls, you, my dear friend, will be tried as an accessory before the fact.
'I say,' resumed his friend, 'suppose he lives, and I persuaded, or if the word sounds more feasible, forced Nell to a secret marriage with you.
The friend arose and went over to them, mak- ing pacific motions with his arms.
TO THE FRIEND WHO, HOWEVER OFTEN I MAY PUT HIM OUT, NEVER (NOW) UPSETS ME IN REVENGE--
"What has he done for me, my friend! done for me!" cried Porthos, enthusiastically.