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vacate
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • We have, however, vacated the building temporarily.
  • "Thank you," said Voldemort, and he took the seat to which Dumbledore had gestured — the very seat, by the looks of it, that Harry had just vacated in the present.
  • "Ah, Potter," said Snape, when Harry had knocked on his door and entered the unpleasantly familiar office that Snape, despite teaching floors above now, had not vacated; it was as dimly lit as ever and the same slimy dead objects were suspended in colored potions all around the walls.

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  • Thus Willow Marks's early procedure, and the graffiti scrawled on her house; thus the fact that Chelsea Bronson was kicked out of school after allegedly being found breaking curfew with a boy from Spencer, and her parents were mysteriously fired, and her whole family was forced to vacate their house.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • The cot had been vacated and I moved shakily toward it, trying not to sneeze or breathe as I squeezed past my cellmates.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place

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