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resignation
used in Summer Pleasures

2 meanings, 11 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
  • Since resigning from the staff of Celebrity, Bryan found her work load hadn't eased.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (12% in)
resigning = quitting
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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
  • She stuck a hand in one boot and found the inside damp. resigned, she hunted for her sneakers.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (55% in)
resigned = having accepted something undesirable as the lesser of evils
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?  —9 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Resigned, Shade pulled into the lot.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (57% in)
  • Caught again, Lee thought, nearly resigned to it.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (25% in)
  • "Since you're resigned to working," he said easily, "you can give me a hand starting dinner.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (38% in)
  • Resigned, she dabbed at her wet face with the soft outside.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (64% in)
  • If he'd packed a lunch, she'd have to resign herself to a very long day on her feet.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (74% in)
  • Annoyed and resigned, Hunter held out a hand.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (90% in)
  • She'd actually handed in her resignation, served her two weeks' notice and summarily turned her back on her steadily thriving career...ripped out its roots.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (31% in)
  • That was what he'd nearly resigned himself to work with.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (77% in)
  • Resigned to it, Bryan curled her hands around the top of the door and leaned toward him.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (60% in)

There are no more uses of "resignation" in Summer Pleasures.

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