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Friday, December 14, 2012

Definitions for apopemptic

  1. Pertaining to leave-taking or departing; valedictory.
  2. Obsolete. A farewell address; valedictory.

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Citations for apopemptic
The others followed suit and, politely apopemptic, vanished into the night. Sōseki Natsume, Aiko Ito, Graeme Wilson, I Am a Cat
Only to the fool who believes all truths debatable, who believes true virtue resides not in men but in eulogies, true sorrow not in partings but in apopemptic hymns… John Gardner, Jason and Medeia
Origin of apopemptic
Rising to prominence in the middle 1700s, apopemptic derives from the Greek apopemptikós, pertaining to 'sending away.'