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observance
used in All's Well That Ends Well

2 uses
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Definition
conformity with law or custom or practice

or:

taking part in a ritual — such as celebrating a holiday
  • And ever shall With true observance seek to eke out that Wherein toward me my homely stars have fail'd To equal my great fortune.
    2.5 — Act 2 Scene 5 — Another room in the same (78% in)
  • By what observance, I pray you?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (5% in)

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