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Tea Party politicians had campaigned on a platform of policy negation and government shutdown, and they achieved their aims.
HOW NOV. 2, 2010 MADE THE RICH SO MUCH RICHERCHRISTOPHER LEONARDNOVEMBER 2, 2021TIME
If you have $300,000 to $400,000 in liability and get $100,000 in negation value, you’re losing money on the deal.
FUTURE OF TV BRIEFING: 5 TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS YEAR’S TV UPFRONT MARKETTIM PETERSONJULY 28, 2021DIGIDAY
This is just such a negation of the progress that we’ve made.
THE ‘MOTHER OF LESBIAN HISTORY’ LOOKS BACK — AND FORWARDRANDY DOTINGAJULY 17, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The first hurdle to restarting stimulus negations was cleared Tuesday when Democratic and Republican leaders came to terms on a stop-gap funding bill that would avert a government shutdown at the end of September.
WILL HOUSE DEMOCRATS BE ABLE TO REVIVE $1,200 STIMULUS CHECKS?LEE CLIFFORDSEPTEMBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
And that treatise of Van de Water, the Belgian, on the sublimation of the sub-conscious by the negation of the self-censor.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
"Oh, don't undertake to deny your eccentric taste," she returns, checking a negation on Adolphe's lips.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
That old Spanish art of religion and dogma was changed under his hands to an art of negation and sarcasm.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
He bellowed an angry command, but the Bugi closed his eyes and lowered his head resignedly, nodding in negation.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
She sat absolutely still and made no sign except that of her obstinate face of negation.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
But why should we not regard the stability of intelligible things also as a negation of movement?
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NEGATION

  • abolishment
  • abrogation
  • annihilation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • defeasance
  • negation
  • nullification
  • voidance
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