valedictory

Part of speech: interjection

Farewell.

Part of speech: noun

A parting address; address first in honor at graduation.

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Usage examples "valedictory":

  1. Another from Williams writes: " Such a man is making a rush, and to this we often add- for the Valedictory." - "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.
  2. Without evincing any inclination to come in again, he there delivered his valedictory remarks. - "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.
  3. Mrs. Lloyd clapped wildly, on account of the girl who had read the valedictory. - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.