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Word of farewell   /wərd əv fˌɛrwˈɛl/   Listen
Word of farewell

An acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting.  Synonym: farewell.

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"Word of farewell" Quotes from Famous Books

... sheets were Captain Ephraim Savage and Amos Green, conversing together and pointing to the shipping. The grizzled face of the old Puritan and the bold features of the woodsman were turned more than once in his direction, but no word of farewell and no kindly wave of the hand came back to the lonely exile. They were so full of their own future and their own happiness, that they had not a thought to spare upon his misery. He could have borne ...
— The Refugees • Arthur Conan Doyle

... for any explanation of his mother's words. He had learned that she seemed to possess some strange knowledge he could not fathom, but which he respected. Therefore, without any discussion, with only a word of farewell, he took his bow and quiver and his wooing ...
— The Princess Pocahontas • Virginia Watson

... word of farewell to Ronald and Malcolm, the two warders climbed into the cart, one of them mounted beside them and took the reins, and in another minute the cart drove away in the darkness. As soon as it had started the man with the lantern ...
— Bonnie Prince Charlie - A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden • G. A. Henty

... stood mutely waiting for the word of farewell that she hoped Bob would bestow upon her, he said, in the ...
— The Gaunt Gray Wolf - A Tale of Adventure With Ungava Bob • Dillon Wallace

... them stay by me and guard me, and do service all their lives to me; but this I would not allow, and though they were fair as moons, some of them, I responded not to their soft glances, speaking calmly the word of farewell, for I was burdened ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... one word yet, and it is a sad one—the word of farewell. Cincinnati, Ohio, farewell! May the richest blessings of the Almighty rest upon thee! In every heart, and in the hearts of my people, thy name will for ever live, a glorious object for our everlasting ...
— Select Speeches of Kossuth • Kossuth

... if she were in great haste to be gone, and with averted eyes. And at the end she turned away without any word of farewell, but Ste. Marie ...
— Jason • Justus Miles Forman

... air aided what the shock of her words had begun. He mounted, heavily, yet in feverish desperate haste, whirled his horse about with scarcely a word of farewell to her, and struck the heavy spurs deep. The beast sprang forward, with a shower of sparks ...
— Nicanor - Teller of Tales - A Story of Roman Britain • C. Bryson Taylor

... which had just been revealed to him—had quitted France. He could have no doubt of it. Margaret was gone to America. Her mother had exacted from her, in expiation of her fault, that she should not even write to him one word of farewell—to him, for whom she had sacrificed her duty as a wife. ...
— The Wandering Jew, Complete • Eugene Sue

... tear myself from you because your godson was crying. I can hear his cry from the bottom of the garden. But I would not let this go without a word of farewell. I have just been reading over what I have said, and am horrified to see how vulgar are the feelings expressed! What I feel, every mother, alas! since the beginning must have felt, I suppose, in the same way, and put into the same words. You will laugh ...
— Letters of Two Brides • Honore de Balzac

... Without a word of farewell Ganelon went to his own house. There he clad himself in his finest armor. Commending his wife and child to the care of the knights who pressed round to bid him Godspeed, Ganelon, with bent head, turned slowly from their sight and rode to join ...
— Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12) • Various

Words linked to "Word of farewell" :   good day, good night, good-by, afternoon, bye-bye, acknowledgment, sayonara, good-bye, bye, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, cheerio, bon voyage, adios, good afternoon, goodbye, good morning, send-off, goodby, adieu, so long, acknowledgement, morning, arrivederci

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