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Definition of "possest" [possest]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of possess. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "possest" in a sentence
  • "Gentlemen, these were a part of the thoughts that then possest me, and I there made a conversion of a piece of an old Ketch, and added more to it, fitting them to be sung by us Anglers: Come,"
  • "As I thus sate, these and other sighs had so fully possest my soul, that I thought as the Poet has happily exprest it:"
  • "These were the thoughts that then possest the undisturbed mind of Sir Henry Wotton."