parting

[ pahr-ting ]SEE DEFINITION OF parting

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PARTING

"In truth, my father, I wished to avoid the pain of parting," rejoined Philæmon.

At parting, she urged Eudora to share her apartment for the night.

At the moment of parting he began to realize that he had undertaken a difficult task.

"And do say something cheerful, dear," pleaded Avice, at parting.

Only Ambrose was, at parting for the night, obliged to ask him for the key of the gate.

She evidently preferred facing any danger to parting with her child.

Sixty fathom of two-inch chain, and old Joe talks about parting.

"Rose campion," she said, parting the stems with her long, thin fingers.

A parting word may, however, be devoted to the poet himself.

The meeting between the two friends was as joyful as their parting had been sorrowful.

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