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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMITTAL

There is the restful prayer of committal to which the immediate answer is peace.

The assizes were to take place only a fortnight after the date of Reuben's committal.

The committal was read out, and Bernard Maddison was removed from the court.

How then can we be held in blame for the committal of even some desperate acts?

Accordingly, the speaker issued a warrant for his committal to the Tower.

She heard, a few days after he left her, of his father's crime and committal.

At his committal in July he had been put into the upper chamber of the Bloody tower.

On the 4th of March, Mr. Gladstone moved the committal of the bill.

The committal was at Mount Auburn, where her grave is beside that of Mr. Moulton.

But for Mr. Douglas's committal to those opinions, it is not likely that.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from commit + -al (2). As an adjective, attested from 1884, apparently a back-formation from non-committal.

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