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resignation
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  • Statistics show that no member of the Athletic has ever refused election to the Union, and of those who are elected, sixty-seven per cent. resign from the Athletic and are thereafter heard to say, in the drowsy sanctity of the Union lounge, "The Athletic would be a pretty good hotel, if it were more exclusive."
  • All nonsense the way people misjudged him, but still—He determined to join the Good Citizens’ League the next time he was asked, and in furious resignation he waited.

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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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