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postpone
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Frankenstein
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  • I postponed this attempt for some months longer, for the importance attached to its success inspired me with a dread lest I should fail.
  • My destruction might indeed arrive a few months sooner, but if my torturer should suspect that I postponed it, influenced by his menaces, he would surely find other and perhaps more dreadful means of revenge.
  • But you are distant from me, and it is possible that you may dread and yet be pleased with this explanation; and in a probability of this being the case, I dare not any longer postpone writing what, during your absence, I have often wished to express to you but have never had the courage to begin.

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  • Due to her illness, we postponed our vacation for a week.
  • Let’s postpone the test.

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