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abeyance
used in Great Expectations

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Definition a temporary stop or suspension
  • For this reason, I suppose, they were now inflexible with one another; Mr. Jaggers being highly dictatorial, and Wemmick obstinately justifying himself whenever there was the smallest point in abeyance for a moment.
    Chapter 51 (90% in)

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