Thesaurus / negation
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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.
"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)
Death is only the negation of all these things, because we can only say that in death we do none of them.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
It offers the possibility of neither negation nor affirmation.
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
We have now become familiar with two expressions of the dialectical method, the positive and the negation.
WORDS RELATED TO NEGATION
- wiping out
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