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noun as in parting remark or action

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In either case, we can more-or-less bid adieu to Central Europe hosting the games in the coming decades.

She is thinking of an adieu to the world that Sacks wrote in the New York Times in February 2015, shortly after learning he was dying of cancer.

The renowned author and neurologist drew his inspiration from philosopher David Hume, who had written a similar adieu in 1776.

His father, who had been jailed in 1990, kissed the forehead of another son before bidding him a final adieu.

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It's going to be particularly painful to bid Cohle adieu at the end of True Detective's debut season.

They were all, from what I could gather, middle-aged women who bid the film adieu at around the five-minute mark.

The shingle recently bid its co-founder and CEO James Schamus adieu, replacing him with FilmDistrict CEO Peter Schlessel.

But, when Hal is busted for running a Madoff-esque Ponzi scheme, Augie gets wiped out, and Ginger bids him adieu.

Chatwin's tone throughout Under the Sun  recalls the Duchess of Devonshire's epistolary adieu, "In tearing haste—."

On estoit sur le poinct de faire tabagie ou convive solemnel sur son dernier adieu.

She said adieu to them all very reluctantly, when she returned to the gay Court life at a still early age.

Henriette, finding all her entreaties in vain, sadly bade her adieu, and was never permitted to see her more.

I was sorry to leave the count, but was afraid some alarm might be felt at home concerning us, and therefore bade him adieu.

Adieu, ye lonely banks of the Saône, whose wild beauty could fill my heart with such deep delight.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adieu, such as: farewell, goodbye, adios, leave-taking, parting, and valediction.

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