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noun as in termination of pregnancy

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noun as in unsuccessful attempt

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Last year, nine states passed bills restricting abortion rights.

Lynch has long had a reputation for being a moderate, especially because of his more conservative stance on abortion rights.

The second night starred an anti-abortion activist whose tale about the horrors of Planned Parenthood had been exposed as a fraud more than 10 years ago.

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Clarkson has been seen as a crusader for conservative positions on same-sex marraige and abortion.

Before being appointed in late 2018, Clarkson had been a champion of Christian conservative views on social issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion.

Most often, the doctrine is invoked by minors seeking an abortion without parental consent.

The language of this bill is a de facto abortion ban for most pregnant federal prisoners.

In other words, unnecessarily stringent abortion regulation could be far more dangerous than abortion itself.

Anti-abortion organizations tend to tend to propagate the idea that the procedure is dangerous and unproven.

Planned Parenthood, on the other hand, describes abortion as “very safe.”

It seems to mean—'who very often seek after destroyed increase (abortion) and the play of love.'

They did not know enough to prevent conception, but they did the best they could by means of abortion and infanticide.

Endemics of abortion depend on the impalpable vapors that arise from the quicksilver mines of Spain.

Some think that a load-stone laid upon the navel, keeps a woman from abortion.

And so on until our whole system of abortion, intimidation, tyranny, cruelty and the rest is in full swing again.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abortion, such as: miscarriage, aborticide, feticide, and termination.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.