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resignation
used in In Cold Blood

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
submitted her resignation
Definition
to quit — especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
  • he resigned as county agent
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (12% in)
resigned = quit (his job)
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2  —1 use as in:
accepted it with resignation
Definition
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
  • For the prisoner was not as unconcerned as he appeared to be, or as resigned; he intended taking every step possible to avoid "a ride on the Big Swing."
    4 — The Corner (13% in)
resigned = having accepted something undesired as unavoidable
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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Fleming and Smith withstood the onslaught in good style, particularly Fleming, who, wearing a bold red tie and an abiding smile, endured Shultz with gentlemanly resignation.
    4 — The Corner (84% in)
  • Hickock's attorney, Harrison Smith, forty-five, six feet tall, a golfer, an Elk of exalted degree, accepted the task with resigned grace: "Someone has to do it.
    4 — The Corner (7% in)
  • Another three years passed, and during those years two exceptionally skillful Kansas City lawyers, Joseph P. Jenkins and Robert Bingham, replaced Shultz, the latter having resigned from the case.
    4 — The Corner (92% in)

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