Thesaurus / nullify
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Nine three-pointers nearly nullified Washington’s early turnovers until Tyler Herro got hot at the end of the second quarter and poured in 11 points in just under three minutes to lead the Heat on a 16-3 run to close the half.
WIZARDS RISE TO THEIR OWN DEFENSE, BEAT THE HEAT ON THE ROADAVA WALLACEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Struck by her beauty, a word that was foreign to a 30-year-old, dark-skinned Tyson whose features “historically nullified one’s gorgeousness,” he asked if she was a model.
IN ‘JUST AS I AM,’ ACTRESS CICELY TYSON REFLECTS ON 96 YEARS OF A LIFE WELL LIVEDTRE'VELL ANDERSONJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Ravens turned to Tucker after having a successful fourth-and-two conversion on Jackson’s pass to Dobbins nullified by an offensive pass interference penalty called on wide receiver Willie Snead for extremely light contact on a Titans defender.
Campbell became the first Virginia locality to pass what some call a “nullify Northam” measure, but the idea is sweeping rural governments the way the “Second Amendment sanctuary” movement against gun control spread a year ago.
RURAL VIRGINIA COUNTY OFFICIALS PASS RESOLUTION REJECTING ‘TYRANNY’ OF GOVERNOR’S CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONSGREGORY S. SCHNEIDERDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Scattergood was insuring himself against possible steps by the enemy to nullify his charter.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
When war is declared by a law of Congress, can a single State nullify that law, and remain at peace?
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
At least, the latter have no validity, which the single veto of the former is not sufficient to nullify.
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
No one answered to the alleged fear of oppression and tyranny that the State could nullify or secede.
Why will gentlemen insist upon propositions which will nullify our action?
A REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SECRET SESSIONS OF THE CONFERENCE CONVENTIONLUCIUS EUGENE CHITTENDEN
WORDS RELATED TO NULLIFY
- back down
- back off
- back out
- call back
- dial back
- eat one's words
- go back on one's word
- take back
- weasel out
- worm out of
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