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abeyance
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Great Expectations
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  • 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.

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  • It was as if a vast store of energy had been held inside her, bounding about in a terribly long, great waiting, such an abeyance really being the most lovely thing to me, and harrowing as well.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • With loneliness in abeyance and with my creative juices in full flow, I could not have been happier .
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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