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Before daybreak we had ridden five and twenty miles, but had been compelled to abandon two more guns.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
In case that they would not abandon the religion which they preached, the officials of Masamune commenced to execute their orders.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
They spoke like this because they are accustomed to abandon altogether those whom they have once judged incurable.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
This picture laughs, as children laugh, with perfect abandon.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
There are those who tell us—and they number many millions—that we must abandon them entirely.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But the desperate resistance they encountered compelled them to abandon the island with the loss of 25,000 men.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Edward was compelled to abandon Stirling to its fate, and Lochmaben fell in the end of the year.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Besides immense losses in dead and wounded, he had to abandon two hundred and twenty cannon and all his supplies.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
And the resolution to abandon Satan and his cause enters into the covenant engagement.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
I was generally advised not to lose the opportunity, but rather to abandon my design of visiting Santiago.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ABANDON

  • abandon
  • absolve
  • discharge
  • dispense
  • drop
  • excuse
  • exempt
  • exonerate
  • forgive
  • let go
  • pardon
  • privilege from
  • release
  • relieve
  • remove
  • spare
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