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There was no new evidence that could have spurred a reversal in the three to four states that would have been necessary.
THE IMPORTANT THING ABOUT THE MIKE LEE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL DUST-UPAARON BLAKEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Experts say deradicalization can be a long and winding process, full of reversals, and emphasize that formal programs are just one tool in a sprawling fight against an overwhelming problem.
AFTER CAPITOL RIOTS, DESPERATE FAMILIES TURN TO GROUPS THAT ‘DEPROGRAM’ EXTREMISTSPAULINA VILLEGAS, HANNAH KNOWLESFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Blodget has still kept his eye on the stock market, though, and in a reversal from his former role, he has spent many years warning investors — particularly retail investors — about the dangers of speculating.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE GAMESTOP BUBBLE BURSTS?PETER KAFKAFEBRUARY 2, 2021VOX
Political experts will be studying the reasons for this stunning reversal for years to come.
BETTING ODDS HEAVILY FAVORED GEORGIA’S GOP CANDIDATES, THEN SUDDENLY COLLAPSED. WHAT WENT WRONG?SHAWN TULLYJANUARY 7, 2021FORTUNE
This was the culmination of a speedy political reversal in Gwinnett.
WHY A KEY GEORGIA COUNTRY FLIPPED FROM RED TO BLUE—AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR DEMOCRATSMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
The company ended this restriction in 2018, but the complaint suggests the reversal was “driven by anticipated public scrutiny” stemming from documents issued by a member of the UK’s Parliament.
STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS WANT TO BREAK UP FACEBOOK. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR YOU?STAN HORACZEKDECEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The reversal, which will take effect Tuesday, affects roughly 18,000 children who had returned to in-class learning over the past few months.
TODAY IN D.C.: HEADLINES TO START YOUR FRIDAY IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIADANA HEDGPETH, TEDDY AMENABARDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Following the reversal, Asadi said that he was ordered to visit the Afghan air force commander.
LEGENDARY AFGHAN PILOT IN HIDING AFTER U.S. REVERSES DECISION TO HELP HIM FLEE TALIBANALEX HORTONDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The decision is a huge reversal in fortunes for Alloy, which had massive hype when announced but has failed to live up to its original promise, many Democratic data operatives have said over the course of the year.
THE $35 MILLION PLAY TO FIX DEMOCRATS’ DATA PROBLEM IS SHUTTING DOWNTHEODORE SCHLEIFERNOVEMBER 23, 2020VOX
Ricci, the governor’s spokesman, declined to say whether those plans were a reversal of assertions by Hogan and Phillips that the LabGun tests were a key part of the state’s strategy for the fall.
HOGAN’S FIRST BATCH OF CORONAVIRUS TESTS FROM SOUTH KOREA WERE FLAWED, NEVER USEDSTEVE THOMPSONNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO REVERSAL

  • abandoning
  • abandonment
  • abolishing
  • abolition
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • deletion
  • dissolution
  • dissolving
  • elimination
  • invalidation
  • nullification
  • overruling
  • recall
  • recalling
  • repeal
  • repudiation
  • retirement
  • retraction
  • reversal
  • reversing
  • revocation
  • undoing
  • withdrawing
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