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riddance

noun rid·dance \ˈri-dən(t)s\

Definition of RIDDANCE

1
:  an act of ridding
2
:  deliverance, relief —often used in the phrase good riddance especially to express relief that someone or something has gone
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Examples of RIDDANCE

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

First Known Use of RIDDANCE

1533

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