word of farewell


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Noun1.word of farewell - an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at partingword of farewell - an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
acknowledgement, acknowledgment - a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"; "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"
bye-bye, cheerio, good day, goodby, good-by, goodbye, good-bye, sayonara, so long, adieu, adios, arrivederci, au revoir, auf wiedersehen, bye - a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
bon voyage, send-off - an organized expression of goodwill at the start of a trip or new venture
good morning, morning - a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
good afternoon, afternoon - a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
good night - a conventional expression of farewell
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With a word of farewell he touched the button which controlled the repulsive rays, and as the flier rose lightly into the air, the engine purred in answer to the touch of his finger upon a second button, the propellers whirred as his hand drew back the speed lever, and Carthoris, Prince of Helium, was off into the gorgeous Martian night beneath the hurtling moons and the million stars.
Twelve years ago he fled to Sudan without a word of farewell to his wife and three children - in Eritrea, you leg it when you can.
Meqati gave a word of farewell to a dear friend, who was a "role model for his national values and high morals throughout his lifetime.