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  • n  the act of departing politely
    parting is such sweet sorrow
  • n  a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
  • v  go one's own way; move apart
  • v  discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  • v  leave
  • v  come apart
  • v  force, take, or pull apart

  • On a Lausanne railway station platform last week there was a tender parting.
  • The time had come for a parting of the ways.
News & Articles

  • Viewpoints: Unions are key on struggle for LGBT equality
    Call it the parting of the blue curtain. In just the past two decades, labor unions have gone from inhospitable places for lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people to welcoming spaces. They've gone from institutional bystanders in most major fights over gay rights to outspoken advocates.
    June 15, 2013 - The Sacramento Bee
  • Fratto takes parting shot at Methuen school district
    METHUEN -- Schools business administrator Glenn Fratto reportedly took a parting shot at the Methuen's education funding and its commitment to its schools as he heads to a higher paying job with the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Fratto, who i
    June 14, 2013 - The Eagle-Tribune
  • Fifty parting thoughts from French Open
    PARIS -- Fifty parting thoughts from the French Open, where two legends added to their collections ...
    June 9, 2013 - Sports Illustrated

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