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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Poetic term for the act of departing. An acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting.

Usage examples (35)
  • Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again
  • Their relationship culminates with a very revealing poem that aptly begins with the word farewell.
  • Without a word of farewell, he started toward the door.
  • Again they called farewell and waved their handkerchiefs. for more
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