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synonyms for abrogation

  • annulment
  • repudiation
  • discontinuation
  • ending
  • invalidation
  • rescission
  • retraction
  • reversal
  • voiding
  • withdrawal
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How to use abrogation in a sentence

He thought that the temporary abrogation of a popular form of government was by no means desirable.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The French could not work this treaty, and for long would not consent to its abrogation, and the fact tied British hands.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
But that portion of the doctrine which proclaims the abrogation of death and of sin, is affirmed with redoubled emphasis.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
Thus began the agitation which led to the abrogation of the Missouri Compromise.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
The abrogation of religious liberty was, therefore, not merely advisable, but absolutely necessary.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Succeeding the hero ideal, as its abrogation and at the same time its consummation, is the ideal of humanity.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Rome has never ceased to protest against them, and to demand their abrogation or modification.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
He accordingly demanded from his Ministers their consent to the abrogation of that law.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
It will be observed that the vote of the opponents of the rule was precisely the same on its adoption as on its abrogation.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME III (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
If this is not the abrogation of a treaty, I do not see what can be.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
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WORDS RELATED TO ABROGATION

  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • defeasance
  • dissolution
  • elimination
  • ending
  • invalidation
  • nullification
  • vitiation
  • voidance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.