Sentence for abeyance | Use abeyance in a sentence

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  • Even the question of family, which is of so great concern in New England, was in abeyance. (9)
  • But to hang round here in this plebeian abeyance, and then to be defeated and defrauded at last! (9)
  • They had no question of themselves in the social abeyance to which they had been left in New York. (9)
  • They were constantly seeing Rose and his mother, in the sort of abeyance the Triscoes had fallen into. (9)
  • Till this should happen he waited with an apathetic patience of which his present abeyance was a detail. (9)
  • But since his flock does not include Mrs. Rasmith and her daughter, he is content to let the question remain in abeyance. (9)
  • Those times passed, and there came other times, long years of abeyance, and waiting, and defeat, which I thought would never end, but they passed, too. (9)

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Definition of abeyance:

  • abeyance, a-b’ans, n. a state of suspension or expectation: temporary inactivity | also abey’ancy. | the v. to abey is rare. (0)

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