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synonyms for sick leave

  • authorized leave
  • excused absence
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The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
They are very urgent questions; our sons and daughters will have to begin to deal with them from the moment they leave college.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Now for the tempering of the Gudgeons, I leave it to the judgment of the Workman; but a word or two of the polishing of it.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
I suppose he is sick of the sound of them, or perhaps it is because he feels obliged to be conscientious in teaching Beethoven!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
We can do as we like with Hindu and Mussalman so long as we leave their respective religions untouched.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
“You must leave this house this moment,” she cried, with a stamp, with gleaming eyes and very pale.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
After the battle of the Pyramids he fell sick, and before the Syrian expedition, applied to return to France.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
If he continue, he shall leave a name above a thousand: and if he rest, it shall be to his advantage.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
At a quarter past seven he took his leave and we let drop our anchor where we were, off Cape Tekke.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SICK LEAVE

  • break
  • breathing spell
  • day off
  • downtime
  • furlough
  • holiday
  • leave of absence
  • liberty
  • mental health day
  • pause
  • recess
  • respite
  • sabbatical
  • shore leave
  • sick leave
  • vacation
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