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relinquish
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Great Expectations
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  • The suitor, kissing the hem of the garment again before relinquishing it, replied, "Habraham Latharuth, on thuthpithion of plate."
  • He relinquished them with an agreeable smile, and combated with the door as if it were a wild beast.
  • I relinquished the intention he had detected, for I knew him!
  • One thing was manifest to both of us, and that was, that until relief came, neither of us could relinquish the fire.
  • There was no gainsaying this difficulty, and we relinquished all thoughts of pursuing Orlick at that time.
  • It is the only possession I have not relinquished.

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  • I’ve relinquished—or been relieved of—my seat at the Hall family table.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • I vowed that I would never relinquish my sense of self again, to anything or anyone.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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