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resignation
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King Lear
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  • What comfort to this great decay may come Shall be applied: for us, we will resign, During the life of this old majesty, To him our absolute power:—[to Edgar and Kent] you to your rights; With boot, and such addition as your honours Have more than merited.

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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
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