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riddance

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noun rid·dance \ˈri-dən(t)s\

Definition of riddance

  1. 1 :  an act of ridding

  2. 2 :  deliverance, relief —often used in the phrase good riddance especially to express relief that someone or something has gone



Examples of riddance

  1. <the riddance of all the fleas from the house was a relief to everyone concerned>



1533

First Known Use of riddance

1533




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