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valedictory
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

3 uses
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Definition
relating to a farewell — especially a speech at graduation exercises
  • JUST TELL THE FACULTY AND THE HEADMASTER THAT THE VOICE IS BUSY—REVISING HIS VALEDICTORY!
    p. 387.6
  • He couldn't have imagined what a travesty Owen Meany's absence would make of the commencement exercises that year—how such a timid, rather plain, and much-ignored student, who was the replacement valedictorian of our class, would find the . courage to offer as a valedictory only these words: "I am not the head of this class.
    p. 415.1
  • He was looking out over the hundreds of empty seats—he appeared to be a little blinded by the pickup truck's headlights, but he needed the light in order to see his valedictory speech, which he was reading.
    p. 494.3

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