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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  distrust \dis*trust"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distrusted}; p. pr.
     & vb. n. {Distrusting}.] [Cf. {Mistrust}.]
     To feel absence of trust in; not to confide in or rely upon;
     to deem of questionable sufficiency or reality; to doubt; to
     be suspicious of; to mistrust.
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           Not distrusting my health.               --2 Mac. ix.
                                                    22.
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           To distrust the justice of your cause.   --Dryden.
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           He that requireth the oath doth distrust that other.
                                                    --Udall.
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           Of all afraid,
           Distrusting all, a wise, suspicious maid. --Collins.
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     Note: Mistrust has been almost wholly driven out by distrust.
           --T. L. K. Oliphant.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Distrusting \Dis*trust"ing\, a.
     That distrusts; suspicious; lacking confidence in. --
     {Dis*trust"ing*ly}, adv.
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