leave-taking[ leev-tey-king ]SEE DEFINITION OF leave-taking
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEAVE-TAKING
One direct result of it all was to hasten Josie's own leave-taking.
Then Mathieu took her in his arms, and there was no ending to their leave-taking.
And now came the hidden pain of my leave-taking of Madonna Paola.
He wished Clifford would hurry up and get the leave-taking over with.
The others were going too, and in the bustle of leave-taking some moments were passed.
Indeed, it was only on leave-taking, and then far from painfully, you were reminded of being in an inn.
Glencore arose as he said this, and, with a nod of leave-taking, retired to his room.
He held out his hand in the mechanical gesture of leave-taking.
For the most part, however, the men were sober enough over their leave-taking.
When the time came for them to part, the leave-taking was serious, but tranquil.