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How to use abeyance in a sentence

It’s unclear when lenders will end the abeyance awarded all of those delinquent mortgages.
HOUSING FLIPS THE RECESSION SCRIPT: PRICES WILL KEEP RISING FOR UP TO A YEAR, BUT HERE’S HOW THE PARTY WILL ENDSHAWN TULLYOCTOBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Or were they merely orthodox through a more uneven balancing of their qualities, the animal in abeyance?
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
My own direct correspondence with Mr. Baxter is now about three months in abeyance.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Fettes, with various liquors singing in his head, returned home with devious footsteps and a mind entirely in abeyance.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Dashwood retired with Bute and the barony of Despencer was called out of abeyance in his favour.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Still, public feeling was so strong that by the middle of the century the laws had almost fallen into abeyance.
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
Just as well that elections had been suspended and bade fair to continue indefinitely in abeyance.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
Doubtless the man hurls his thrift into abeyance; and blazes out with conspicuous splendor, on this occasion.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
The beginning of November found its date still in abeyance, though he asked her at the most tempting times.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
The Volunteers had deliberately left in abeyance controversies which the Labour Army wished to fight out in advance.
THE EVOLUTION OF SINN FEINROBERT MITCHELL HENRY
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WORDS RELATED TO ABEYANCE

  • Lethe
  • abeyance
  • amnesia
  • carelessness
  • disregard
  • forgetfulness
  • inadvertence
  • indifference
  • insensibility
  • insensibleness
  • neglect
  • nirvana
  • obliviousness
  • unawareness
  • unconcern
  • unconsciousness
  • unmindfulness
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