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  • 181Equal Rights Association —    Formed in Toronto, in 1889, to secure the disallowance of the Jesuits Estates Act, and generally to oppose what was described as the political encroachments of ultramontanism. Among the principal founders were D Alton McCarthy, William E. O… …

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  • 182Macdonald, Sir John Alexander — (1815 1891)    H Attends Charlottetown Conference, 1864, and proposes union of all the provinces, 178; premier of first Dominion Cabinet, 198; Tupper writes him as to Howe s political plans, 207; Tilley and Tupper urge him to visit Nova Scotia,… …

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  • 183O'Brien, William Edward — (1831 )    Born at Thornhill, Ontario. Educated at Upper Canada College; engaged in journalism at Toronto; studied law and called to the bar of Ontario, 1874. In command of the York and Simcoe Regiment during the Rebellion of 1885. Sat in the… …

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  • 184Renaud —    C Demands disallowance of New Brunswick Act abolishing separate schools, 73 …

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  • 185Wallace, Nathaniel Clarke — (1844 1901)    Born at Woodbridge, Ontario. Educated at the public schools and Weston Grammar School; taught school for some years. Subsequently engaged in mercantile life. Elected to the House of Commons for West York, 1878; continued as… …

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  • 186ban — v 1. prohibit, forbid, interdict, outlaw, taboo, proscribe; disallow, reject, veto; prevent, preclude, make impossible, Archaic. forfend, inhibit; ostracize, exclude, shut out, debar, bar, segregate; banish, exile, expel, throw out, kick out,… …

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  • 187bar — n 1. rod, pole, shaft, stake, stick, sprag, Archaic. scape; crosspiece, Naut. crosshead, Naut. spar, Naut. boom, Naut. batten, Naut. fib. 2.(all of gold or silver) ingot, wedge, block, lump, nugget. 3. shoal, shallow, reef, coral reef or head;… …

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  • 188boycott — v 1. abstain from, refrain from, forbear, desist from, restrain from, hold back from voluntarily; refuse, rebuff, decline, reject, spurn; avoid, stay away from, eschew, shun; ignore, pass over, slight, disdain, scorn; blacklist, bar, exclude,… …

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  • 189check — v 1. stop, arrest, stay, stall, bring to a standstill; halt, pause, hesitate, balk, brake; put a stop or an end to, terminate, end, quash, quell, squash, Inf. put the kibosh on, nip in the bud; cut, cut back on, decrease, diminish, reduce, lessen …

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  • 190clog — v 1. encumber, hamper, hinder, cumber, place an obstacle in the way of, balk; impede, incommode, embarrass, delay, U.S. filibuster, retard, slow up or down, brake; frustrate, thwart, cross, oppose, countercheck, counteract; complicate, make… …

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  • 191control — v 1. dominate, rule over, reign over, exercise control over, govern; command, order, dictate, have it all one s way, call the shots, call the plays, run the show; boss, lay down the law, hold the purse strings; be in control, be in the driver s… …

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  • 192denial — n 1. contradiction, gainsay, disaffirmation, negation, denegation; disavowal, unsaying, repudiation, disclaimer, disclamation, Rhet. apophasis; retraction, recantation, (usu. under oath) abjuration. 2. refusal, rejection, turndown, declination;… …

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  • 193exclusion — n 1. debarment, shutout, barring, bar; ban, disallowance, forbiddance, injunction, embargo, prevention. 2. elimination, counting out, ruling out, preclusion; passing over, exception, omission, cut; spurning, rejection, refusal, denial,… …

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  • 194forbiddance — n interdiction, interdict, taboo, prohibition, proscription, outlawry, ban, injunction, embargo; disallowance, veto, rejection, refusal …

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  • 195inhibition — n restraint, repression, restriction, stricture; curb, constraint, coercion, control; check, arrest, stop, preclusion; obstruction, impediment, hindrance, oppilation, blockage; encumbrance, handicap; interference, intervention, interposition,… …

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  • 196interdict — n 1. prohibition, proscription, interdiction, outlawry, forbiddance, Latin, interdictum; disallowance, injunction, restraint, restraining order, preclusion, exclusion; ban, embargo, veto, countermand, taboo; suppression, repression,, censorship.… …

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  • 197negation — n 1. denial, contradiction, gainsay, disaffirmation, denegation; disavowal, unsaying, repudiation, disclaimer, disclamation, Rhet. apophasis; retraction, recantation, (usu. under oath) abjuration. 2. refusal, rejection, turndown, declination;… …

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  • 198nonacceptance — n 1. rejection, refusal, denial, turndown, declination, declinature; forbiddance, veto, disallowance, interdiction, proscription, negation; renunciation, disclamation, disclaimer, disclaiming, disavowal, retraction, recantation, abnegation;… …

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  • 199prohibition — n 1. interdiction, interdict, forbiddance, outlawry; proscription, injunction, disallowance, ban, embargo; rejection, veto, thumbs down, nix, nay, no, denial; exclusion, preclusion, debarment, exception, disqualification, segregation; ostracism,… …

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  • 200rebuff — n 1. rejection, repulsion, spurning; parry, resistance, check, checkmate; refusal, denial, disallowance, negation, denegation; forbiddance, proscription, Inf. no go, thumbs down; declination, repudiation, renouncement, recantation, renunciation;… …

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