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Daemon
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abeyance

(noun) The condition of being temporarily set aside.

Synonyms: suspension

Usage: Every other feeling as it rushed upon him was thrown into abeyance by pity, deep respectful pity, for the man who sat before him.
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At present, I am giving "abeyance" my full attention, but when I am done giving it my full attention, I will place it in abeyance along with many other such useful words.

I will now obey my better judgment, before this rambling gets too long and out-of-hand, and place "abeyance" in abeyance, to join all its useful word-cousins!

Boo hoo!

Be the change you wish to see in the world!-Gandhi
excaelis
Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 3:09:06 AM

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aBeyonce - The careers of the other members of Destiny's Child have been thrown into aBeyonce.

Sanity is not statistical
moniquester
Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 3:46:50 AM

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Beautiful, excaelis! How could anyone beat that???

Be the change you wish to see in the world!-Gandhi
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excaelis wrote:
aBeyonce - The careers of the other members of Destiny's Child have been thrown into aBeyonce.


Clever! Kudos.
monamagda
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Abeyance

1520s, from Anglo-Fr. abeiance "suspension," also "expectation (especially in a lawsuit)," from O.Fr. abeance "aspiration, desire," noun of condition of abeer "aspire after, gape" from à "at" + ba(y)er "be open," from L. *batare "to yawn, gape" (see abash). Originally in O.Fr. a legal term, "condition of a person in expectation or hope of receiving property;" it turned around in English law to mean "condition of property temporarily without an owner" (1650s). Root baer is also the source of English bay "recessed space," as in "bay window."

When it comes to pain, I would rather have my pain abate, than be in abeyance!

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The Realist
Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:31:44 PM

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Sometimes, things must be at abeyance, and then come back later, and work it out.
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The verdict being held in abeyance pending new developments, we went for ice cream.


"Now" is the eternal present.
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