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Synonyms for abandonment

Synonyms for abandonment

the act of forsaking


a complete surrender of inhibitions

Synonyms for abandonment

the act of giving something up

withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away

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He took me to an abandoned house and sexually abused me MARIBEL LOPEZ on her 12-year kidnap ordeal
An IED went off Sunday near the two persons they were emplacing inside an abandoned house in Shurqat, (100 km) north of Tikrit city," the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Officers found the computers in the rafters of an abandoned house in a ghost estate in Tyrrelstown, west Dublin, on Sunday.
The crystal, ready for smuggling, was seized in an abandoned house in Ghoryan district, bordering Iran, border police chief, Maj.
A Coventry soldier, who was souvenir hunting in a town near Hamburg, found the ruins of the German's abandoned house.
Fire crews from Eugene and Springfield converged on a blaze that destroyed an abandoned house and prompted the closure of nearby Franklin Boulevard as it was being mopped up Sunday evening.
00pm) Calleigh falls into a coma after being shot at while examining a body found in an abandoned house, leaving Horatio to appeal to Alexx Woods to help with the investigation.
Local residents said that soldiers surrounded an abandoned house while the sound of detonating explosions rang through the Jenin Governorate sky.
An Iraqi police official and witnesses say those killed were gunmen using the abandoned house as a base, and that the building was destroyed in an air strike.
LITTLEROCK -- A 19-year-old Lancaster man was gunned down in an abandoned house early Sunday at a party publicized on MySpace, and sheriff's homicide detectives asked Monday for the public's help in finding his killer.
Leaving Martha tied up in the caravan, the demented cult leader takes the blonde to an abandoned house where she prepares to inject her with a drug to induce labour.
The device which caused the explosion had been planted in an abandoned house nearby.
The group assembled to hold a vigil for Shurn, but after police ordered them to disperse, they tried to set the abandoned house on fire.
Author Christina Lamb, foreign correspondent for London's Times, was on assignment in Zambia when she stumbled on a rich abandoned house deep in the bush: a house of forty rooms, rose gardens, and even a clock tower.
There is also a bit of a mystery, an abandoned house on the hill where a light comes on in the late evening and a strange old man who sits and plays chess in the local store.