How to use Relinquished in a sentence

relinquished
  • She relinquished the ax for the glass of tea.

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  • By the treaty of Paris, signed on the 10th of December, Spain " relinquished " the island to the United States in trust for its inhabitants; the temporary character of American occupation being recognized throughout the treaty, in accord with the terms of the American declaration of war, in which the United States disclaimed any intention to control the island except for its pacification, and expressed the determination to leave the island thereupon to the control of its people.

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  • His favourite amusements were, one after another, relinquished, though not without many painful struggles.

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  • Jonathan was summoned to Antioch, made his peace and apparently relinquished his attempt in return for the addition of three Samaritan districts to his territory.

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  • She reluctantly relinquished the kitten and watched him retrace his steps to the barn.

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  • She relinquished her annual holiday on the Riviera, feeling that at such a time she ought not to leave her country.

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  • In 1809 he relinquished his professional work in London, and rendered meritorious services to the wounded from Coruna, who were brought to the Haslar hospital at Portsmouth.

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  • For a year he relinquished himself to her endearments, and when he determined to leave, she instructed him how to sail to the land of shades which lay on the verge of the ocean stream, in order to learn his fate from the prophet Teiresias.

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  • He obtained an appointment at the Ecole Polytechnique, which, however, he relinquished in 1830 on the accession of Louis Philip p e, finding it impossible to take the necessary oaths.

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  • They grew also behind my house, and one large tree, which almost overshadowed it, was, when in flower, a bouquet which scented the whole neighborhood, but the squirrels and the jays got most of its fruit; the last coming in flocks early in the morning and picking the nuts out of the burs before they fell, I relinquished these trees to them and visited the more distant woods composed wholly of chestnut.

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  • Slowly he relinquished the care of the wound to her.

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  • On his first return to Oxford the work was " wisely relinquished," and never afterwards resumed.

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  • This office he relinquished in 1765, and travelled in Denmark and Sweden, where he studied the methods of working the mines, and made the acquaintance of Linnaeus at Upsala.

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  • In 1819, after long negotiations, Adams succeeded in bringing the Spanish minister to the point of signing a treaty in which the Spaniards abandoned all claims to territory east of the Mississippi, and the United States relinquished all claim to what is now known as Texas.

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  • Amid many sufferings, however, and frequent attacks of sickness, he manfully pursued his course; nor was it till his frail body, torn by many and painful diseases - fever, asthma, stone, and gout, the fruits for the most part of his sedentary habits and unceasing activity - had, as it were, fallen to pieces around him, that his indomitable spirit relinquished the conflict.

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  • Early in the 19th century all their positions on the mainland were relinquished, and they retained nothing but the island of Ste Marie on the east coast.

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  • At various times France, Denmark, Austria and Great Britain all had more or less shadowy rights to the islands, the Danes being the most persistent in their efforts to occupy the group, until in 1869 they relinquished their claims in favour of the British, who at once began to put down the piracies of the islanders, and established a penal settlement, numbering in all about 350 persons, in Nancowry harbour.

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  • In the following century the Turks themselves relinquished their conquests in Yemen, and the sultan of Sana established a supremacy over Aden, which was maintained until the year 1735, when the sheikh of Lahej, throwing off his allegiance, founded a line of independent sultans.

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  • Leaning forward, she relinquished the blanket and urged him to lie down on the couch.

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  • By Article 15 the government relinquished its rights to apostolic legation in Sicily, and to theap. pointment of its own nominees to the chief benefices throughout the kingdom.

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  • The sum fixed was subsequently thought too large, and in 1832 the arrears, amounting to a considerable sum, were remitted, and all future payments on this account relinquished.

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  • This office, however, he soon relinquished, to devote himself entirely to literary work.

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  • In January 1757 he succeeded David Hume as librarian to the faculty of advocates, but soon relinquished this office on becoming tutor in the family of Lord Bute.

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  • By a treaty of 1650, which fixed the boundary between New Netherland and the New Haven Colony, the Dutch relinquished their claim to Greenwich, but the inhabitants of the town refused to submit to the New Haven Colony until October 1656.

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  • The town was captured by the Russians in 1809, but not formally relinquished by Turkey until 1829.

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  • He succeeded his master, Vauquelin, as professor of organic chemistry at the natural history museum in 1830, and thirty-three years later assumed its directorship also; this he relinquished in 1879, though he still retained his professorship. In 1886 the completion of his hundredth year was celebrated with public rejoicings; and after his death, which occurred in Paris on the 9th of April 1889, he was honoured with a public funeral.

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  • In 1880 he was appointed librarian in Mason College, a post which he relinquished on account of ill-health in 1887.

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  • When things came to a deadlock the king tactfully intervened and voluntarily relinquished his hereditary title to Lithuania, thus placing the two countries on a constitutional equality and preparing the way for fresh negotiations in the future.

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  • Giesbrecht and Hansen have shown that the mouth-organs consist of mandibles, first and second maxillae and maxillipeds; and Claus himself relinquished his long-maintained hypothesis that the last two pairs were the separated exopods and endopods of a single pair of appendages.

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  • Birney soon relinquished its active control in order to serve the Anti-Slavery Society as secretary and as a lecturer.

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  • Having conscientious objections to taking orders he relinquished his fellowship in 1666, but in 1688 he was elected Camden professor of history at Oxford.

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  • His disappointment at its reception was great; and though he never entirely relinquished his metaphysical speculations, though all that is of value in his later writings depends on the acute analysis of human nature to which he was from the first attracted, one cannot but regret that his high powers were henceforth withdrawn for the most part from the consideration, of the foundations of belief, and expended on its practical applications.

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  • His mother was superintendent of the hospital at Einsiedeln, a post she relinquished upon her marriage.

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  • The elector of Hesse and the duke of Nassau have formally relinquished their claims. Hanover.

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  • In that year the garrison was commanded by General Robert Munro, who, having afterwards relinquished the cause of the English parliament, was surprised and taken prisoner by Sir Robert Adair in 1648.

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  • When Count Khuen-Hedervary took office and Kossuth relinquished the leadership of the independence party, the extension of the crisis could not be foreseen.

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  • This purpose he ultimately relinquished, but it is just in the suras of the second period that the use of Rahman is specially frequent.

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  • From that date to the spring of 1811 the beys from time to time relinquished certain of their demands; the pasha on his part granted them what before had been withheld; the province of the Fayum, and part of those of Giza and Beni-Suef, were ceded to ShahIn; and a great portion of the Said, on the condition of paying the land-tax, to the others.

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  • In 1787, Virginia and the other states having relinquished their claims to the country west of the Alleghanies, the North-West Territory was organized by Congress by the famous Ordinance of 1787.

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  • That too was taken up in a desultory fashion and quickly relinquished.

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  • In 1529, by the treaty of Zaragosa, Spain relinquished to Portugal all claims to the Moluccas and agreed that no Spaniard should trade or sail west of a meridian drawn 297 leagues east of the Moluccas.

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  • Cadorna relinquished the idea of a big counter-offensive as soon as he found a resistance which could only be overcome by long preparation and the use of artillery in mass.

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  • These dignities he relinquished for a time in order to attend the king as chaplain during his captivity in the hands of the parliament.

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  • Being unwilling to hold his views in abeyance, he relinquished in 1654, under circumstances of considerable hardship, the work that he greatly loved.

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  • Mercantile associations for the culture and manufacture of tea in Assam began to be formed as early as 1839; and in 1849 the government disposed of their establishment, and relinquished the manufacture to the ordinary operation of commercial enterprise.

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  • This led to a treaty with the United States in 1824 and one with Great Britain in 1825, by which the excessive demands of Russia were relinquished and the boundaries of the Russian possessions were permanently fixed.

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  • In 1905 Reid relinquished his active editorship of the Tribune, but retained financial control.

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  • Lady Jane relinquished her crown to Mary at her father's behest on July 19, 1553.

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  • We grew weary of the ensuing confusion and eventually relinquished the name.

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  • But whilst to date the FTSE 100 may have relinquished its 2006 gains, perhaps we shouldn't feel too downhearted yet.

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  • Republic of Ireland (pictured right ), who reluctantly relinquished their title to England last year are back with a vastly experienced squad.

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  • Russia finally relinquished control of the nuclear reactor facilities in September 1995.

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  • These achievements, once gained, are not easily relinquished.

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  • Hammam had relinquished control after his much publicized spat with the Norwegians and had sold the remainder of his shares.

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  • The exhausting labours of the vice-chancellorship were followed by an illness (1887); and after this he relinquished the hope of producing any great original writing.

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  • By their settlement in Avignon, the popes relinquished their protectorate of Italian liberties, and lost their position as Italiar potentates.

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  • He conceived of man as a product of nature that had gradually developed itself from a low condition, though he relinquished the problem of the exact mode of his first genesis and advance as not soluble by data of experience.

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  • Alex chuckled and relinquished the remainder of the waltz to him.

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  • As far as she was concerned, he had relinquished his right to the ranch.

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  • By the treaty of Barcelona in 1529 the pope and emperor made terms. By that of Cambray in the same year France relinquished Italy to Spain.

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  • Wakefield was for a short time at Westminster School, and was brought up to his father's profession, which he relinquished on occasion of his elopement at the age of twenty with Miss Pattle, the orphan daughter of an Indian civil servant.

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  • About the same time Media was totally relinquished to the Parthians.

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  • On his return to India in 1802, he was employed against Sindhia, but being irritated at another appointment given to Wellesley he relinquished his command and returned to Europe.

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  • After the War of 1812 he relinquished his claim; and in 1819 the ground was bought from the United States government by Henry P. Rothrock, whose heirs are its owners.

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  • While the ideals and teaching of the Old Testament have always struck a responsive chord, scientific knowledge of the evolution of man, of the world's history and of man's place in the universe, constantly reveals the difference between the value of the old Oriental legacy for its influence upon the development of mankind and the unessential character of that which has had inevitably to be relinquished.

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  • Having nothing more to do in the way of visible reformation, yet finding in religion no pleasures to supply the place of the juvenile amusements which he had relinquished, he began to apprehend that he lay under some special malediction; and he was tormented by a succession of fantasies which seemed likely to drive him to suicide or to Bedlam.

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  • It acquiesced in the loss of western lands through a decision (1782) of a court appointed by the Confederation (see Wyoming Valley); favoured the levy of taxes on imports by federal authority; relinquished (1786) its claims to all western lands, except the Western Reserve (see Ox10); and in the constitutional convention of 1787 the present system of national representation in Congress was proposed by the Connecticut delegates as a compromise between the plans presented by Virginia and New Jersey.

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  • Leeds, by contrast, relinquished possession far too easily.

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  • He relinquished the post to the incoming governor on 11 July 2004.

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  • But that autumn, Hilda Annersley arrived, to take over the English teaching Madge Bettany had relinquished when she got married.

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  • Republic of Ireland (pictured right), who reluctantly relinquished their title to England last year are back with a vastly experienced squad.

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  • Rowe relinquished the rights to the couple's children in 2001, but has been fighting to get them reinstated since Jackson was charged with child molestation.

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  • Spain relinquished its claim to the United States with a treaty in 1819, which was finally ratified in 1821.

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  • Many are relinquished because their owners bought a cute little puppy and found themselves unprepared for the care and needs of an adolescent or adult dog.

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  • His fingers slid down her arms in a tingling caress as he relinquished the embrace.

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