V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

I. GENERAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

Resignation.

[Nouns] resignation, retirement, abdication, renunciation, abjuration; abandonment, relinquishment.

[Verbs] resign; give up, throw up; lay down, throw up the cards, wash one's hands of, abjure, renounce, forego, disclaim, retract; deny [more].

abrogate [more]; desert (relinquish) [more]; get rid of [more].

abdicate; vacate, vacate one's seat; accept the stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds; retire; tender one's resignation; bail out.

[Adjectives] abdicant.

[Phrases] "Othello's occupation's gone" [Othello].

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