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quit

To exit the current program.
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So the first part of the journey was given by Raoul to regretting the past which he had been forced to quit so quickly, that is to say, his lady-love; and the other part to the friend he was about to join, so much too slowly for his wishes.
Sir Walter would quit Kellynch Hall; and after a very few days more of doubt and indecision, the great question of whither he should go was settled, and the first outline of this important change made out.
He was not only to quit his home, but to see it in the hands of others; a trial of fortitude, which stronger heads than Sir Walter's have found too much.
But to quit, - for him, Martin, to quit, - that was impossible!
Being an American boy, and a proud American boy, I did not immediately quit.
Then I quit the job of learning electricity by doing more than two men's work for a boy's wages, went home, and proceeded to sleep the clock around.
He was living in a place absolutely secluded from public observation on all sides of it--thanks to his resolution to remain at the cottage, even after his landlady had insulted him by sending him a notice to quit.
This morning I gave him notice to quit, and offered him his money back if he wanted it.
No, no," said Athos, "an aide-de-camp ought not thus to quit his general.
He divined that one of his enemy's purposes was to secure the personal property, as well as the estate, to his son: or rather himself; yet why he did not wait till his decease was a puzzle to my master, because ignorant how nearly he and his nephew would quit the world together.
They brought word that Catherine was ill: too ill to quit her room; and Heathcliff would not suffer them to see her.
Known for working long hours, McGowan never quit on the job.