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riddance


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Riddance  \Rid"dance\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  ridding  or  freeing;  deliverance;  a  cleaning  up 
  or  out 
 
  Thou  shalt  not  make  clean  riddance  of  the  corners  of 
  thy  field.  --Lev.  xxiii. 
  22. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  rid  or  free  freedom;  escape. 
  ``Riddance  from  all  adversity.''  --Hooker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  riddance 
  n  1:  the  act  of  removing  or  getting  rid  of  something  [syn:  {elimination}] 
  2:  the  act  of  expelling  someone  [syn:  {ejection},  {exclusion}, 
  {expulsion}] 




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