Thesaurus / leave-taking

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I'm awfully sorry we had to give you such a shock for your leave-taking, but accidents will happen, now and then.

The King of ArcadiaFrancis Lynde

The Royal visit to Babelsberg came to an end all too soon, and the leave-taking was tearful and emotional in the extreme.

This leave-taking was followed a few days later by that of the Corps Commander.

When she made no answer, he turned away with a somewhat awkward gesture of leave-taking.

The Squirrel-CageDorothy Canfield

Having seen her off with the usual ceremonies of leave-taking, he returns into the porch, and there for a while remains.

Gwen WynnMayne Reid

The return, like the leave-taking, produces an anticipated sadness, which gives one a proof of the insipid life we lead.

Over Strand and FieldGustave Flaubert

When the last rites were over, and we turned away, he wrung my hand without a word of leave-taking, and departed.

"Don't fail to be at rehearsal," she called, lest he should think her leave-taking abrupt.

You must leave your scholars without any leave-taking, however hard it may appear to you.

Uarda, CompleteGeorg Ebers

"There's a poem called 'A Leave-taking,'" said he, tentatively, at length.

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