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1) abandon. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See synonyms at relinquish. 4. To cease trying to continue; desist from: abandoned the search for the missing hiker. 5. To yield (oneself) completely, as to emotion....

2) 34456. La Rochefoucauld, Francois, Duc De. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:34456 QUOTATION:What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several. ATTRIBUTION:Francois, Duc De La Rochefoucauld...

3) 1970s. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...1970s Indonesia's leaders sought closer ties to the West, abandoning their former left-wing orientation. Whereas Sukarno had championed anticolonial revolution, Suharto...

4) Valadon, Suzanne. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Valadon, Suzanne, (suzan´ valadoN´) (KEY) , 1867-1938, French painter. After abandoning successful careers as an acrobat and as artist's model to many of the major...

5) Lodge, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lodge, Thomas, 1558?-1625, English writer, grad. Oxford, 1577. After abandoning the study of law for literature, he published (c.1580) his defense of poetry and other...

6) Wilkinson, James. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825, American general, b. Calvert co., Md. Abandoning his medical studies in 1776 to join the army commanded by George Washington, he served...

7) Hazlitt, William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830, English essayist. Abandoning the idea of entering the clergy, he took up painting and later journalism. He acted as parliamentary reporter...

8) Walras, Leon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Walras, Léon, 1834-1910, French economist. After abandoning his studies in mining engineering, he became a free-lance journalist, advancing the causes of economic...

9) 26936. Harrison, Benjamin. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:26936 QUOTATION:After so many historical illustrations of the evil effects of abandoning the policy of protection for that of a revenue tariff, we are again...

10) 57756. Thatcher, Margaret. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:57756 QUOTATION:To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes...

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