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How to use revoke in a sentence

One day she asked him if it saddened him to revoke the past.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Power to revoke the grant for breach of conditions should be lodged in a specified public authority.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESSVARIOUS
I dont know how anyone can be expected not to revoke when theres this confounded chatter going on all the time.
THE CIRCLEW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The grand vizier and the courtiers who were present cast themselves at the emperor's feet, to beg of him to revoke the sentence.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTSUNKNOWN
There were no persuasions to revoke her decision, no urgent entreaties, no declaration of being heart-broken.
MODERN BROODSCHARLOTTE MARY YONGE
The only inquiry, therefore, will be as to what acts or occurrences shall be deemed sufficient to revoke a will previously made.
THE CURIOSITIES AND LAW OF WILLSJOHN PROFFATT
So soon as you, by your own law, cut off your trade with France, he agrees to revoke the orders interfering with it.
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
He hoped vaguely that the Emperor would revoke his decision.
CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XIII, APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1871VARIOUS
Marriage is a covenant which few women refuse and many revoke.
WISE OR OTHERWISELYDIA LEAVITT
It is the dummy's right, should the dealer refuse to follow in any suit, to endeavour to prevent a revoke.
BRIDGE; ITS PRINCIPLES AND RULES OF PLAYJ.B. ELWELL
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WORDS RELATED TO REVOKE

  • abrogate
  • annul
  • cancel
  • defeat
  • nullify
  • quash
  • reverse
  • revoke
  • trample upon
  • veto
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