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1) abandon. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...heedlessness, thoughtlessness. See CAREFUL. 2. A complete surrender of inhibitions: abandonment, incontinence, unrestraint, wantonness, wildness. See RESTRAINT. 1....

2) abandon. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility; desert: abandon a friend in trouble. 2. To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate...

3) Abandon hope, all ye who enter here. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Abandon hope, all ye who enter here An inscription at the entrance to hell as described by Dante in The Divine Comedy. 1...

4) Abandon. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...means put at anyone s orders; hence, to give up. (Latin, ad, to; bann-um, late Latin for "a decree.") 1...

5) Abandon fait larron. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...As opportunity makes the thief, the person who neglects to take proper care of his goods, leads into temptation, hence the proverb, "Neglect leads to theft." 1...

6) relinquish. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To cease trying to accomplish or continue: abandon, break off, desist, discontinue, give up, leave off, quit, remit, stop. Informal : swear off. Slang : lay off....

7) 14136. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14136 QUOTATION:Great men wait for the right moment to abandon caution. The rest of us abandon it when impatience becomes too much for us. ATTRIBUTION:Mason...

8) desert 3. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: deˇsertˇed, deˇsertˇing, deˇserts1. To leave empty or alone; abandon. 2. To withdraw from, especially in spite of a responsibility or duty; forsake:...

9) quit. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To cease trying to accomplish or continue: abandon, break off, desist, discontinue, give up, leave off, relinquish, remit, stop. Informal : swear off. Slang :...

10) cede. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To give up a possession, claim, or right: abandon, abdicate, demit, forswear, hand over, quitclaim, relinquish, render, renounce, resign, surrender, waive, yield....

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