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synonyms for riddance

  • discharge
  • ejection
  • elimination
  • liberation
  • removal
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How to use riddance in a sentence

There was almost nothing good about it, and we saw it off with a “good riddance” and hopes for a better 2021.
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But as no junk-man came, and as no one could be found to care for its now sadly battered hulk, its good riddance became a problem.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Simmy Gordon, the village cut-up, said hit was a cheap funeral fer Ugly en good riddance.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Mebbe it'll die fightin', same's he did, and I never'll hear no more from it,—and a good riddance.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
He went on to declare with that loud voice of his that the death of Lopez was a good riddance of bad rubbish.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Good riddance of bad rubbish, as can't help making a beast of itself.
WORKHOUSE CHARACTERSMARGARET WYNNE NEVINSON
For if thou wast of the great, thou wouldst no more than wave thy hand and say, 'A good riddance and a heartsome change!'
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
She told the other girls what Clara had said and the gist of most of the responses was “Good riddance to bad rubbish.”
A DEAR LITTLE GIRL AT SCHOOLAMY E. BLANCHARD
Naturally, this here riddance can be accomplished easier an' without police interference on the dock at Halfmoon Bay.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
About this time a scheme was formed for the permanent riddance of New England from war-parties by the conquest of Canada.
A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT - VOLUME IFRANCIS PARKMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO RIDDANCE

  • bounce
  • chuck
  • culling
  • disdain
  • eviction
  • heave-ho
  • push
  • riddance
  • scorn
  • shakeout
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