Word for the Day….I quit!

woman boxerI found this helpful synonym in a crossword puzzle….
demitted [which is now considered an archaic word]

Demit (verb)
1. to formally resign from an office or position

Used in a sentence: Arguments within her congregation led to her demitting her post.

Etymology: early 16th century (in the sense ‘dismiss’): from French démettre, from dé- ‘away from’ + mettre ‘put’

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