Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of vapor.
  • adj. Wet with vapors; moist.
  • adj. Affected with the vapors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wet with vapors; moist.
  • adj. Affected with the vapors. See Vapor, n., 5.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of vapors; dim or hazy, as if with vapors.
  • Affected with the vapors; dejected; splenetic.

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Examples

  • For a time he stormed about the Moorish halls, and vapored about the bastions, and looked down fire and sword upon the palace of the captain-general.

    The Alhambra

  • The knowledge that the Emperor was far more sincerely devoted to the cause of freedom and of true reform than were the military conspirators, who, while they vapored about the liberty of the rights of man, were, in truth, acting as the instruments of a ring of slave-holders, who had vowed to be avenged on the author of the Decree of Emancipation, made the sympathy expressed for the Imperial Exile especially strong in England.

    World’s Great Men of Color

  • And soon after the glaring pain in his eyesockets vapored into nervelight, the last of his breath spurted out of him and the hot fluid of the skyle pierced his body.

    In Other Worlds

  • Oh, sublime faith of our fathers, where utter self-sacrifice alone was true love, the fragrance of whose unrequired subjection was pleasant as that of golden censers swung in purple-vapored chancels!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 31, May, 1860

  • Mackenzie vapored and complained of others, formed plans one hour to change the next, and demonstrated the weakness of his shallow nature.

    The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825

  • Moorish halls, and vapored about the bastions, and looked down fire and sword upon the palace of the captain-general.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7

  • "She needn't to have done that about her piano," vapored Mr. Vertrees.

    The Turmoil

  • Many long hours had passed since, his fuel-tanks replenished from the apparatus for distilling the crude naphtha, which he had installed during his first stay in the Abyss, he had risen a second time into that heavy, humid, purple-vapored air.

    Darkness and Dawn

  • He vapored, and fretted, and fumed, and trotted up and down, and tried to make himself pleasing in Miss Hollis's big, quiet, gray eyes, and failed.

    Plain Tales from the Hills

  • He posed, attitudinized and vapored, so that the camp and the country were filled with stories of the wonderful coolness with which he contemplated his approaching fate.

    Andersonville — Volume 3

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