For the most part these are correct as you have given them.Dear teachers,
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
“But, dear brother, think, further think for a moment, what joy filled our hearts, and with what surprise we must have bowed, (for who would not have bowed the knee for such a blessing?) when we received under his hand the Holy Priesthood as he said, ‘Upon you my fellow-servants, in the name of Messiah, I confer this Priesthood and this authority, which shall remain upon earth, that the Sons of Levi may yet offer an offering unto the Lord in righteousness!’
confer = give
Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered.
confer = to have discourse; to consult; to compare views; to deliberate
Mr. Mitterrand conferred the Legion of Honour on seven war veterans.
confer = grant
The system had conferred great benefits.
confer = give; grant
The prisoner asked permission to confer with his lawyer.
confer = consult
Your trust confers an honour on me.
confer = render
I would rather use the same definition as above: confer = give; grant
I have to confer with my lawyer.
confer with = counsel with
Confer remark on the next page.
I have never seen "confer" used in this away. "Compare this with the remark on the next page" makes sense to me, but not "confer."
confer = compare
Then his voice, though mild, pierced to the center, and his words, "I am thy fellow servant," dispelled every fear.
[Satan] gently raised their fainting courage, and dispelled their fears.
dispel = force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
I saw myself the lambent easy light gild the brown horror, and dispel the night.
dispel = scatter
Perhaps, but the meaning is the same as below: dispel = drive away, disperse
We have to dispel their apprehensions.
dispel = drive away, disperse
Thank you for your efforts.
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