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a rousing send-off

A lively and enthusiastic farewell celebration thrown in honor of someone who is leaving someplace behind and/or setting off on a new endeavor. The night before I flew to America, the entire town came out to give me a rousing send-off at the local pub.

a big send-off

A lively and enthusiastic farewell celebration thrown in honor of someone who is leaving someplace behind and/or setting off on a new endeavor. The night before I flew back to America, the entire town came out to give me a big send-off at the local pub.
See also: big
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Good friend Russ Campbell said: "We had a fantastic turnout it was a great sendoff for Tony.
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With that sendoff - and with her injured right hamstring stabilized - Joyner-Kersee attained her long jump qualifying distance Thursday morning.