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 for Existed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exist \Ex*ist"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Existed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Existing.] [L. existere, exsistere, to step out or forth,
     emerge, appear, exist; ex out + sistere to cause to stand, to
     set, put, place, stand still, fr. stare to stand: cf. F.
     exister. See Stand.]
     1. To be as a fact and not as a mode; to have an actual or
        real being, whether material or spiritual.
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              Who now, alas! no more is missed
              Than if he never did exist.           --Swift.
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              To conceive the world . . . to have existed from
              eternity.                             --South.
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     2. To be manifest in any manner; to continue to be; as, great
        evils existed in his reign.
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     3. To live; to have life or the functions of vitality; as,
        men can not exist in water, nor fishes on land.
  
     Syn: See Be.
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