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.
Casaubon, and that gentleman, expressing the best wishes for his cousin, politely waived the pleasure of any further leave-taking on the morrow, which would be sufficiently crowded with the preparations for departure.
He had even shelled the fort as a parting compliment; nor could anything have been more truly Prussian than this leave-taking of the Baron Friedrich von Schoenvorts.
As though it were yesterday, he remembered that leave-taking and Francis's threatening words.
If so, that, I think, will be practically my leave-taking.
Thoroughly understanding him, Agnes made the leave-taking friendly and pleasant on her side.
All were quiet and subdued, and leave-taking was done with low voices.
Of his Leave-taking and his Fellow- Travellers, and what befell them on the Road
Indeed Captain Rawdon himself was much more affected at the leave-taking than the resolute little woman to whom he bade farewell.
Then leave-taking was not long about; and Miss Twinkleton, in saluting each young lady's cheek, confided to her an exceedingly neat letter, addressed to her next friend at law, 'with Miss Twinkleton's best compliments' in the corner.
After that, till the gharry stopped and he jumped out without leave-taking, he swore to him self steadily, horribly; muttering great, purpose ful, trooper oaths, to which the worst a sailor can do is like the prattle of a child.
She advanced towards her husband, one arm extended as if for a silent leave-taking.
It merely fell into the seething cauldron of my brain, and I carried it off with me after a short but effusive passage of leave-taking with R.
Mr Haredale, without any leave-taking, turned away to the river stairs, which were close at hand, and hailed the only boatman who remained there.
In "The Effects of California's Paid Family Leave Program on Mothers' Leave-Taking and Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes"(National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper 17715, December 2011, https:// www.