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valedictory

val·e·dic·to·ry

valedictory

pronunciation:
vae l dIk t ri
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: on or pertaining to an occasion of saying farewell.
similar words:
farewell
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: valedictories
definition: a farewell speech, esp. a speech given on behalf of the graduating class of a college or school at commencement, usu. by the student ranking highest academically.