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relinquish
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

6 uses
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Definition
to give something up, or to let go of something
  • "Yes!" said Dantes, and without relinquishing Mercedes hand clasped in one of his own, he extended the other to the Catalan with a cordial air.
    Chapters 3-4 (28% in)
  • Luigi slowly relinquished Teresa's arm, which he had held beneath his own, and Teresa, accompanied by her elegant cavalier, took her appointed place with much agitation in the aristocratic quadrille.
    Chapters 33-34 (33% in)
  • Like a genuine Frenchman, Albert had employed his time in arranging for the evening's diversion; he had sent to engage a box at the Teatro Argentino; and Franz, having a number of letters to write, relinquished the carriage to Albert for the whole of the day.
    Chapters 33-34 (66% in)
  • I will do anything you desire, except relinquish my determination of finding out who this man is.
    Chapters 33-34 (85% in)
  • I cannot thus, in a moment relinquish the respect, the confidence, and pride with which a father's untarnished name inspires a son.
    Chapters 83-84 (90% in)
  • "Mercedes," said the count, "I do not say it to blame you, but you made an unnecessary sacrifice in relinquishing the whole of the fortune amassed by M. de Morcerf; half of it at least by right belonged to you, in virtue of your vigilance and economy."
    Chapters 111-112 (96% in)

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