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    relinquish

    relinquish - Dictionary definition and meaning for word relinquish

    Definition
    (verb) part with a possession or right
    Synonyms : free , give up , release , resign
    Example Sentence
    • I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest
    • resign a claim to the throne
    Definition
    (verb) do without or cease to hold or adhere to
    Example Sentence
    • We are dispensing with formalities
    • relinquish the old ideas
    Definition
    (verb) turn away from; give up
    Synonyms : foreswear , quit , renounce
    Example Sentence
    • I am foreswearing women forever
    Definition
    (verb) release, as from one's grip
    Synonyms : let go , let go of , release
    Example Sentence
    • Let go of the door handle, please!
    • relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for relinquish

Its quite opposite to what it spells "Re - link - Wish"

Relin(Release)+quish(wish; So release ur wish;

re+LIN+QUI(t)=> assume we are walking on a line & if we quit it, it z called as GIVE UP

re(sound like arre)+linquish(lankesh)ab to haar man jao

re + link >> think of a situatn where u have caught a rope... to better the grip on u release ur previous grip and grip again.. relate it

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when released from hostages he was re(a)l-in-(kush/happy)state .

relinquish your kingdom before I vanquish your country.

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