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We know from history that trying to get rid of them won’t work.

Steven Bradford, a Democrat from Gardena, told the Assembly Judiciary Committee Wednesday that there are mechanisms for getting rid of bad politicians, doctors, lawyers — but not the people with legal authority to commit force and take lives.

As a result of that legal effort, though, Solana Beach could soon become the second city in North County to voluntarily get rid of its illegal email retention policy.

While it’s efficient for sales teams to sell a suite of products, decentralizing gets rid of the expertise.

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That made Carson and his colleagues wonder if getting rid of the suppressor cells could create an environment for checkpoint blockers to work better.

“I sense that mobile games are starting to shed their skin, getting rid of all the dead things they carry around,” he says.

In fact, there is still a lot to do to rid the entire world of gay inequality.

Meanwhile advocacy groups like GLAAD help rid our larger culture of hidden biases and bigotry.

“He was talking about getting rid of Savannah two weeks off her maternity leave,” says the NBC News type.

“The Americans were a tool, used by the Safis in the Pech to rid them of their competition in the timber trade,” Zalwar Khan said.

I shall only be away for six months; you know I have made up my mind to get rid of the whole bag of tricks.

But I couldn't get rid of the notion that he would hand me out the same dose he had given MacRae if only he had the power.

To get rid of our lamentations, the captain launched out in praises of the charming little town, and had us conveyed to land.

The English authorities expressly allege a deliberate purpose on Bruce's part to rid himself of his rival.

That Gilly run'd away, to get rid on ye, an' went an' listed for a soger, an' be gone to forin parts.


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On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rid, such as: clear, eliminate, eradicate, liberate, purge, and relieve.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.