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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of resume.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Her expression resumed its usual sweetness when Holland gave her hand a comforting squeeze, and she kept hold of it, although this necessitated that he eat left-handed.

    The Blackstone Key

  •  When the entire picturesquevillageofBrimboldtseemed under siege from June until the school term resumed in the autumn.

    ISLANDS

  • The game resumed from the point of the protest and neither team scored during their brief time on the court.

    USATODAY.com

  • She thought she had seen a flash of relief at her quick understanding before his expression resumed its usual stoicism.

    If I Pay Thee Not In Gold

  • Jeffries's eyes widened for a moment before his expression resumed its usual bland cast.

    Children Of The Night

  • Now after twenty years of public service, he has retired from political office and once again resumed the practice of law.

    Some Comments After One Year's Contemplation

  • Seton inclined his head, and without another word resumed his seat.

    Dope

  • They no longer dictated as to the food he ate, so he resumed is fruits and nuts — olive oil, peanut butter and bananas were the chief articles of his diet.

    "The Nature Man"

  • After a short halt we again resumed our journey, and finally, as darkness was closing in, we drew up triumphantly at the solitary inn of Clarken Green.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • Mr. Landale looked keenly at the speaker's face for a second, and then without a word resumed his walk, while Sir Adrian by his side pursued with quiet emphasis:

    The Light of Scarthey

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