valedictory

[ val-i-dik-tuh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF valedictory

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She, herself, confessed it in the valedictory words she addressed to me.

"My beliefs can matter nothing," he compromised, and made her a valedictory bow.

And might not her letter, when it did come, be a valedictory?

But there his common sense left him and he made a valedictory speech.

It was her wish that Miss Morton should be chosen to deliver the valedictory.

A valedictory is a public farewell to a company or assembly.

He was graduated in 1828, on which occasion he delivered the valedictory oration.

Her essay and valedictory, "Character-building," is a worthy production.

Parmenters class was to graduate, and Parmenter himself was to have the valedictory.

I forgot commencement-day, and the glory of the valedictory.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Latin valedictum (past participle of valedicere; see valediction) + -ory. Valedictory address is recorded from 1779.

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