abeyance

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Synonyms for abeyance

in abeyance

Synonyms for abeyance

the condition of being temporarily inactive

Synonyms for abeyance

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But every other feeling as it rushed upon his was thrown into abeyance by pity, deep respectful pity, for the man who sat before him--already so bruised, going forth with sad blind resignedness to an unreal sorrow, while a real one was close upon him, too far beyond the range of common trial for him ever to have feared it.
Animated by this reflection, he stumps faster, and looks a long way before him, as a man with an ambitious project in abeyance often will do.
Nowadays the military profession is in abeyance and the magisterial robe is the badge of honor.
Our judgment must still be in abeyance," said Professor Challenger, with a huge slab of whitish-colored flesh across his knee.
While the succession was yet in abeyance, he assisted his mother in the conduct of a snug tobacco business round the corner of Horsemonger Lane (his father being a non-resident turnkey), which could usually command a neat connection within the College walls.