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[ adjective ] that is going out or leaving

Examples

"the departing train" "an outward journey" "outward-bound ships"

Used in print

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

One soft evening - that marvelous sea blessed time when the sun 's departing warmth lingers and a smell of spume and wrack haunts everything - Amy had picked herself off the floor and begun to walk .

Related terms

outgoing

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