The period of time during which one is delayed.
A means of obtaining temporary freedom from worry, care, or unpleasantness:
The military ceremony of lowering the flag.
The act of one who refrains from doing something.
A kind of defense mechanism by which a person avoids unpleasant thoughts, responsibilities, etc., as through daydreaming
(Informal) A passing by; esp., an intentional disregard or slight
The act of dodging:
A way of doing this; subterfuge
A device or other means of limiting movement, used to prevent the infliction of harm to self or others.
Tolerance and restraint in the face of provocation; patience.
Noncooperation or noncompliance with the laws or directives of an authority, particularly of a government or occupying power, as a form of protest against injustice.
Temperance is defined as showing restraint in eating or drinking, and especially avoiding alcohol.
The ability to fly:
The act or state of recoiling; reaction.
The act of one who shirks.
To brush is defined as to use a tool with bristles or to quickly sweep something with the hand.
(Slang) A person, esp. one qualified as being “odd,” “harmless,” “funny,” etc.
An ownership interest or profit-sharing right.
The act of one who parries.
(Informal) Deception, usually in the form of evasive excuses.
The definition of withdrawal is the act of taking something out, or stopping participation in an activity.
An embracing; hug
(Metalworking) A powdered substance, such as charcoal or bituminous coal, applied to the face of a mould, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.
A surgical procedure to create such a channel:
The act or process of annihilating.
The definition of cancellation is the act of cancelling something, or saying that something is no longer going to happen.
The annulment of a contract or deed
The act of invalidating, or the state of being invalidated.
The act or process of negating.
The act of nullifying or the state of being nullified:
The act, an instance, or a means of avoiding
deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
The act of dodging; a dodge.
The act or an instance of eluding or escaping; evasion.
The act of voluntarily refraining from taking some action, such as casting a vote or participating in a decision or deliberation.
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