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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GREETINGS

The greetings of friends on the platforms at the different stations only made him sigh.

She was well, my fair lord, and sent her service and greetings to you.

Madame Vigouroux, the coal dealer next door, returned her greetings.

The voices in which they exchanged their morning greetings sounded strange to them.

An outburst of greetings and questions and explanations followed.

They answered his greetings sadly, and a few of them told him of their trouble.

The company rose from their places in the Loggia, and there were greetings and introductions.

Sending kisses and presents for the baby, too, and greetings for everybody.

She smiled faintly and answered the people's greetings in an indistinct tone.

Their greetings are few, and mostly confined to the abrupt demand, “Any luck?”

WORD ORIGIN

Old English greting "salutation," verbal noun from gretan (see greet). Related: Greetings. First record of greeting card is from 1876.

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