Antonyms for resume

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I have advised you to resume your own estate: that you won't do.

I am free to resume my interrupted flight of fancy, but I refrain.

Betty left alone let down her damp hair and tried to resume her drawing.

But as for ever being able to resume real work that must not be expected.

We now resume the thread of our narrative where Ney's journal left off.

I had the driver tie my horse behind the vehicle and resume the lines.

Let the crisis be favourable, and resume your wonted energy.

But Kirsty kept her eyes on her knitting, and did not resume.

The footstep, real or imagined, broke our conversation at that point, and we did not resume it.

Let us now resume the sequel of the Geographical Description of Louisiana.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to regain, take back;" mid-15c., "recommence, continue, begin again after interruption," from Middle French resumer (14c.) and directly from Latin resumere "take again, take up again, assume again," from re- "again" (see re-) + sumere "take up" (cf. assume). Meaning "begin again" is mid-15c. Intransitive sense "proceed after interruption" is from 1802. Related: Resumed; resuming.

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