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Usage Examples for ABEYANCE

  1. Well, if you drive through Rosscullen in a motor car with Haffigan's pig, it won't stay in abeyance. - "John Bull's Other Island" by George Bernard Shaw
  2. I cannot therefore allow the clause in question to remain in abeyance any longer. - "Sant' Ilario" by F. Marion Crawford
  3. From the middle of the seventeenth century, slavery, which had fallen into abeyance during the Middle Ages as a domestic institution, began to be denounced as a trade. - "The Unity of Civilization" by Various
  4. In all this Charmian put Cornelia forward as much as she dared, and kept herself in a sort of impassioned abeyance. - "The Coast of Bohemia" by William Dean Howells
  5. Perhaps the Queen- Mother gathered that she would not be welcome, for the project seems to have been in abeyance when England was startled by the arrival of another exiled lady whose character and career presented even more of excitement and variety. - "Henrietta Maria" by Henrietta Haynes