leave-taking


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a separation of two or more people

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the act of departing politely

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Now her sudden recognition of the gift, and her associating it with the tender leave-taking on the stage, filled him with an agitated pleasure.
He questioned her as to her leave-taking with her late mistress, and she said it had proved easier than she feared.
As for myself, I am glad to have got the bustling days of preparation and the pangs of leave-taking behind me, and I have no doubt that I show it in my bearing.
Carthoris was not present at the leave-taking, nor was Thuvia.
If so, that, I think, will be practically my leave-taking.
According to "Paid family leave, fathers' leave-taking, and leave-sharing in dual-earner households" (National Bureau of Economic Research working paper no.
In Paid Family Leave, Fathers' Leave-Taking and Leave-Sharing in Dual-Earner Households (NBER Working Paper No.
The songs include historical items dealing with conflicts of the sixteenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries, but the most striking aspect of the songs' subject matter is their constant interweaving of military life with everyday life: conscription, leave-taking, avoidance of military service, volunteering, and so on.
As though you'd negated the evident collapse of a river, the destruction of symbols, the desolate leave-taking of the animals, the sudden disappearance of children who just a short time ago were playing on the beach, or who surrender to their cold lessons on the end.
We all remember Monsieur Chretien, his painful leave-taking, imperial style and obvious willingness to tolerate suspect practices in his government and personal investments.
In fact, all the stories in Part Two involve leave-taking.
In this novel, which tells the story of the VanderZee family, two of the children are old enough to realize that leave-taking is fast approaching and the youngest almost leaves through an accident.
This study investigated how Japanese telephone closings were realized between intimates with regard to pre-closing, terminal exchange, and leave-taking.
In point of fact, his leave-taking long preceded the point at which he cleaned out his desk.
At Ruggero's final leave-taking, Vaness flings herself against a column at the couple's seaside retreat.