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resignation
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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resignation
Used in
The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • The son, who had been his father's secretary, had resigned along with his chief, somewhat foolishly as was thought at the time, and on succeeding some months later to the title, had set himself to the serious study of the great aristocratic art of doing absolutely nothing.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: submitted her resignation
as in: accepted it with resignation
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