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relinquish
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to give something up, or to let go of something
  • I foresaw that he would not relinquish you, and I believed then, as I believe now, that the strong attraction which drew you together proceeded only from one side of your characters, and belonged to that partial, divided action of our nature which makes half the tragedy of the human lot.
    7.3 — Book 7 Chapter 3 — Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable.... (65% in)
  • I sha'n't go along with you any more," he added, turning round homeward, not without casting a regret toward the rat-catching and other pleasures which he must relinquish along with Bob's society.
    1.6 — Book 1 Chapter 6 — The Aunts and Uncles Are Coming (87% in)

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