Word of the Day: abeyance

Pronunciation: [uh-BEY-uhns]

Definitions: temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension.

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence: The court had fallen into abeyance, and the audience had to wait for the jury’s decision.

Synonyms: remission, deferral, intermission, postponement, latency, recess

Antonyms: action, continuance, operation, revival

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