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adjective as in parting

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“The golden bridge for the departing lover I have always, I hope, provided when it became necessary,” he says.

And they said that the blame for managing foreign policy crises can hardly be heaped on the departing secretary.

According to numerous reports, the departing attorney general, Eric Holder, agreed.

Even though she believed she was departing on good terms, she said, “I was treated as if I had done something terrible.”

He might have been a little more liable to worry because they were departing from their usual routine.

"You are very good," she said, her voice quivering with feeling and real gratitude, and as he was departing she called after him.

Sancroft vehemently reproved 'the apostacy of the National Church' in departing from this point of faith.

But poor Motee's spirit was fast departing, he was senseless, and never spoke afterwards.

I indulged a secret wish to part from them no more, and soothe the pillow of departing age by the grateful cares of a beloved son.

The sword had become a revered symbol conveying to the departing the hope of divine favour and intercession.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to departing, such as: last, farewell, final, and goodbye.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.