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Word: resumption

Definition: taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.


Sentences Containing 'resumption'

I infer,''glancing at his hands again,``in the resumption of some old pursuit connected with the shock?''
This, and the resumption of my ring, as well as of the bear's grease in moderation, are the last marks I can discern, now, in my progress to seventeen.
On the day preceding its resumption, the Doctor gave me with his own hands a folded note not sealed.

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