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resignation
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Anne Of Green Gables
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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
  • In the preceding February he had resigned his charge and departed amid the regrets of his people,

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  • I know you’re unhappy there, but don’t submit your resignation until you find a better job.
  • She said that if I don’t resign, I will be fired.

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as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • I am resigned to my fate now,
  • "Yes, it’s red," she said resignedly.

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  • "It was our own fault," said Marilla resignedly.
  • "Very well," said Anne resignedly.
  • Changes had crept in, Marilla conniving at them resignedly, until it was as sweet and dainty a nest as a young girl could desire.

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  • It wasn’t her first choice, but she accepted it with resignation.
  • She was resigned to being embarrassed by her younger brother.

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unspecified meaning
  • "I was eleven last March," said Anne, resigning herself to bald facts with a little sigh.
  • Well, I suppose I shall just have to resign myself to it.

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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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