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resignation
Used In
Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • Harry knew, by the fact that Fleur showed no sign of surprise, but rather a determined resignation, that he had been right:
  • Harry hissed as Professor Flitwick went whizzing resignedly past them, landing on top of a large cabinet.

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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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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
  • "I refuse to accept your resignation, Hagrid, and I expect you back at work on Monday," he said.

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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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  • Harry’s favorite by far had been Professor Lupin, who had resigned last year.

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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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