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postpone
used in Lonesome Dove

3 uses
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Definition
delay until a later time
  • Lippy was dying to tell Xavier what he'd missed by going fishing, but he knew he had better postpone the pleasure for a few years.
    Chapters 17-18 (45% in)
  • The question of sleeping arrangements could not be postponed much longer.
    Chapters 36-37 (69% in)
  • It wouldn't take long to walk it, but it would postpone for a few minutes having to explain why he had lost his horse.
    Chapters 46-47 (90% in)

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