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relinquish
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The Giver
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  • We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with differences.
    p.95.8
  • Each family member, including Lily, had been required to sign a pledge that they would not become attached to this little temporary guest, and that they would relinquish him without protest or appeal when he was assigned to his own family unit at next year’s Ceremony.
    p.42.9
  • We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with differences.
    p.95.8
  • Jonas never found the Ceremony of Ten particularly interesting — only time-consuming, as each child’s hair was snipped neatly into its distinguishing cut: females lost their braids at Ten, and males, too, relinquished their long childish hair and took on the more manly short style which exposed their ears.
    p.46.6

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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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