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continuance -- as in: granted a continuance
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • There was no necessity for any continuance of speech, and the fact that she did add more seemed to proceed from an unconscious desire to show unconcern by making a remark, which is noticeable in the ingenuous when they are acting by stealth.
  • A meditation on the obvious inference was indulged in by all, and during its continuance each directed his vision into the ashpit, which glowed like a desert in the tropics under a vertical sun, shaping their eyes long and liny, partly because of the light, partly from the depth of the subject discussed.

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  • . son of Arliden, is admitted into the University for the continuance of his education on the forty-third of Caitelyn.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Mr. Dillard, since you’re the one who asked for a speedy trial, I won’t expect to see you back in here asking me for a continuance.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client

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