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adjourn
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

6 uses
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Definition
take a break or close a formal meeting or gathering
  • "Meeting adjourned," the others said.
    p. 186.9
  • But as she was sleepier than any of them — she'd been rubbing her eyes for an hour — she consented to adjourn the meeting.
    p. 186.9
  • The night was growing late, and the children, exhausted, decided to adjourn.
    p. 205.7
  • After the meeting was adjourned and the girls had gone, Sticky and Reynie climbed into their hunks.
    p. 255.1
  • The others agreed, the meeting adjourned, and in a few minutes the girls had disappeared into the ceiling and the boys had gone to bed.
    p. 311.1
  • I say we adjourn and get a few hours of sleep.
    p. 413.8

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