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adjourn
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
take a break or close a formal meeting or gathering
  • Maggie felt a great relief in adjourning the decision.
    5.1 — Book 5 Chapter 1 — In the Red Deeps (69% in)
  • The entrance of supper opportunely adjourned this difficulty, and relieved Mr. Riley from the labor of suggesting some solution or compromise,—a labor which he would otherwise doubtless have undertaken; for, as you perceive, he was a man of very obliging manners.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Mr. Riley Gives His Advice Concerning.... (79% in)

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