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resignation
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • Holmes leaned back in his chair, placed his finger-tips together, and closed his eyes, with an air of resignation.

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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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