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adjective as in farewell

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Chris Harrison, the longtime host of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, is leaving the franchise permanently following a racism controversy—and has reportedly received a major parting deal.

From Time

She discovered that like parents, trees send a parting gift of nutrients as they expire.

Normally, a crisis portends a parting of the ways from a point of uncertainty before events move on.

From Quartz

These clauses require a town to give a retiring officer months of pay as a parting benefit.

In a statement early Thursday afternoon, First Look described Poitras’s parting from the company as a “natural” decision to not renew her contract after she “decided to step away from her role at the company to pursue her own projects.”

When it came to shooting the famous parting of the Red Sea, Ridley Scott elected to show a tsunami splitting the waters.

In parting, I asked, if she had to pick one thing about the clubs that had made a lasting impression on her, what it would be.

Bedouin women wore bright clothes and burqas, the parting of their hair and their kohl-lined eyes left exposed.

Like the Bedouins, they left their faces and the parting of their hair exposed.

As I leave,  I mention in parting how Culkin deserves some serious Tony Awards consideration for his performance.

He looked up sharply, his lips parting in a smile that revealed his strong white teeth.

Good-bye, then, Miss Warrender; parting is such sweet sorrow, I e'en could say good-bye until to-morrow.

It is certain that I then had a bad cough nearly always; and this I am sure was what decided the form of his parting gift to me.

This, of course, I gladly granted as well as a little parting gratuity.

"Follow presently," was his parting command to the man who still knelt upon Rabecque, and with that he vanished too.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parting, such as: departing, final, goodbye, last, and valedictory.

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