relinquish

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  • However, ill health forced him to relinquish the position three months later.
  • He thus relinquishes what is nothing to him but everything to society. Cited from The Arena, Vol. 4, No. 20, July, 1891, ed. by B.O. FLower
  • They took the lead early in the game and never relinquished it.
  • With that performance, he won back his regular job and did not relinquish it again during his career.
  • I can't seem to see my way to relinquishing any part of my liberty. Cited from The Precipice, by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • He originally managed in Poland before health problems forced him into relinquishing his duties.
  • Florida State built up an early lead and would never relinquish it.
  • Once the land came into the control of the Church, it could never be relinquished.
  • The man who relinquishes confidence in his good faith gives up the best basis for future operations. Cited from History Of The Conquest Of Peru, by Wm H. Prescott
  • He relinquished his seat after one term in order to finish his studies and graduate with his class.
  • He eventually turns down an offer to relinquish his mission to destroy all evil.
  • Each side agreed to relinquish any claims to the other's kingdom.
  • He always worked with things as they were, while never relinquishing the desire and effort to make them better. Cited from Short Stories and Selections, Emilie Kip Baker
  • He would not relinquish the lead for the rest of the race.
  • Kerry showed their class early on and took a lead they would never relinquish.
  • Also in the last day they shall relinquish him just as confused.
  • He said there should be no rich or poor, since the Christian relinquished all property and status.
  • He relinquished these in December of that year due to difficulty in making the weight.
  • They would not relinquish their lead until the fourth quarter.
  • On the other hand, they continued to not relinquish any authority of the throne.
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