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relinquish
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "Yes!" said Dantes, and without relinquishing Mercedes hand clasped in one of his own, he extended the other to the Catalan with a cordial air.
  • I will do anything you desire, except relinquish my determination of finding out who this man is.
  • Luigi slowly relinquished Teresa’s arm, which he had held beneath his own, and Teresa, accompanied by her elegant cavalier, took her appointed place with much agitation in the aristocratic quadrille.
  • Like a genuine Frenchman, Albert had employed his time in arranging for the evening’s diversion; he had sent to engage a box at the Teatro Argentino; and Franz, having a number of letters to write, relinquished the carriage to Albert for the whole of the day.
  • I cannot thus, in a moment relinquish the respect, the confidence, and pride with which a father’s untarnished name inspires a son.
  • "Mercedes," said the count, "I do not say it to blame you, but you made an unnecessary sacrifice in relinquishing the whole of the fortune amassed by M. de Morcerf; half of it at least by right belonged to you, in virtue of your vigilance and economy."

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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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