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  • as inabolition
  • as inabrogation
  • as incancellation
  • as innullification
  • as invoidance

synonyms for quashing

  • abolishment
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • destruction
  • dissolution
  • elimination
  • eradication
  • nullification
  • overthrow
  • repeal
  • revocation
  • termination
  • withdrawal
  • annihilation
  • end
  • ending
  • extirpation
  • invalidation
  • negation
  • obliteration
  • repudiation
  • rescission
  • subversion
  • suppression
  • voiding
  • overturning
  • rescinding
  • rescindment
  • wiping out
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antonyms for quashing

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  • approval
  • beginning
  • construction
  • enactment
  • restoration
  • start
  • validation
  • commencement
  • opening
  • confirmation
  • establishment
  • institution
  • legalization
  • promotion
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    How to use quashing in a sentence

    The instant quashing of her purpose by their absence affected her brain as a sudden vacuum affects the body—she nearly fainted.
    RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
    He (Grinder) did not care whether they called it squashing or quashing; it was all the same so long as they nipped him in the bud.
    THE RAGGED TROUSERED PHILANTHROPISTSROBERT TRESSELL
    The instant quashing of her purpose by their absence affected her brain as a sudden vacuum affects the body: she nearly fainted.
    THE RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
    What we want is the quashing of all charges against this young gentleman, who has been made to suffer abominably.
    LANIER OF THE CAVALRYCHARLES KING
    But it was seldom in evidence, "Aunt M'riar" quashing its unwelcome individuality.
    WHEN GHOST MEETS GHOSTWILLIAM FREND DE MORGAN
    Moreover, it was felt that quashing the indictments against prominent men like Rouvier and Albert Grévy was poor policy.
    A HISTORY OF THE THIRD FRENCH REPUBLICC. H. C. WRIGHT
    The applicants ask for an order quashing one of the Commissioner's decisions as to costs.
    JUDGMENTS OF THE COURT OF APPEAL OF NEW ZEALAND ON PROCEEDINGS TO REVIEW ASPECTS OF THE REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO THE MOUNT EREBUS AIRCRAFT DISASTERSIR OWEN WOODHOUSE, R. B. COOKE, IVOR L. M. RICHARDSON, DUNCAN WALLACE MCMULLIN, AND SIR EDWARD SOMERS
    But the quashing of the costs order because of its association with that paragraph is enough to do justice there.
    JUDGMENTS OF THE COURT OF APPEAL OF NEW ZEALAND ON PROCEEDINGS TO REVIEW ASPECTS OF THE REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO THE MOUNT EREBUS AIRCRAFT DISASTERSIR OWEN WOODHOUSE, R. B. COOKE, IVOR L. M. RICHARDSON, DUNCAN WALLACE MCMULLIN, AND SIR EDWARD SOMERS
    Some forms of labour were fascinating, and quashing lawyers was one of them.
    A DRAKE BY GEORGE!JOHN TREVENA
    "Come into court with me and openly ask the quashing of this indictment," said Hod Brooks.
    THE BROKEN GATEEMERSON HOUGH
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