Resort

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Resort

A place frequented by people for relaxation and recreation; a customary or frequent gathering place.
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As a last resort, it was carefully smoothed with a warm iron, and Rebecca was urged to attire herself, that they might see if the spots showed as much when it was on.
Joe," said I, as a last resort, "I should like to know - if you wouldn't much mind - where the firing comes from?
As a last resort he determined to take her with him by force rather than sacrifice her life to the insane hallucination which haunted her; but, being a wise man, he determined to humor her first and then attempt to lead her as he would have her go.