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Not Just ObjectsPlay
Relinquish isn't only about physical items; it can refer to abstract things like roles or claims. SlideShe reluctantly relinquished her claim to the estate.
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Voluntary ActionPlay
Relinquishing often involves a conscious decision to surrender something voluntarily. SlideHe chose to relinquish his parental rights.
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Formal ContextPlay
The word 'relinquish' is formal and used in official or serious situations. SlideThe general was forced to relinquish command of the army.