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My father had to fly back to town to keep his uncles from enacting vigilante justice over the death.

Idaho followed Colorado, Kansas, Mississippi, Oregon, Utah, and Wisconsin in enacting similar measures.

At least they satirize entitlement instead of unwittingly enacting (and celebrating) it.

Enacting the landmark Civil Rights Act took a lot more than arm-twisting by Lyndon Johnson.

It was only by actually enacting that that I understood what was going on there.

A little before the coming of the squall there was a different scene enacting at the outposts.

We now meet for the first time in the enacting clause of a law, and by the authority thereof be it ordained, enacted and declared.

Sylvia had singled out several figures in the drama enacting below for special attention.

Either the law is totally wanting, and then a new enacting statute must be made to supply that want; or, 2.

The boys had resumed their sports in the clearing, and were enacting a mimic chase to the post among themselves.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to enacting, such as: congressional, parliamentary, senatorial, null, jurisdictive, and lawgiving.

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