Pause or to continue

abeyance
(n)
ǝ-BAY-ǝnce
Meaning

a state of suspended action

1st Sample Sentence

The day was unexpectedly sunny, so we decided to take the opportunity to spend the day in Lonavla while the monsoon rains were in abeyance.

Mnemonics

if you will not OBEY you will get suspended Interpret it as opposite of obey+ance -- not obeying the given orders and suspend the work (action) Interpret it as opposite of obey+ance -- not obeying. Not obeying the orders of his Commanding officer resulted in the captain's suspension for 13 days. ABHAYAS (practice) - due to lack of practice, main event got delayed. a+beyance. here concentrate on beyance. it sounds like buoyancy which which suspends objects above the ground level.