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  • 41 overrule — over·rule /ˌō vər rül/ vt 1: to rule against the objection was overruled compare sustain 2 a: to rule against upon review by virtue of a higher authority: set aside reverse …

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  • 42 avoid — vt [modification of Old French esvuider to destroy, literally, to empty, from es out + vuider to empty] 1: to make void or undo: annul the trustee may avoid any transfer of interest of the debtor in property U.S. Code 2: to respond to (an… …

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  • 43 vitiate — vi·ti·ate / vi shē ˌāt/ vt at·ed, at·ing: to make ineffective fraud vitiate s a contract Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 44 nullify — nul·li·fy / nə lə ˌfī/ vt fied, fy·ing: to make null nullify a contract Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. nullify …

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  • 45 cancel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. delete; offset, neutralize; void, annul; postmark. See nullification, compensation, indication, nonpayment. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To mark out] Syn. erase, eradicate, cross off, cross out, wipe out …

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  • 46 List of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England, 1642 to 1660 — This is a list of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England from 1642 to 1660, during the English Civil War and the Interregnum.As King Charles I of England would not assent to Bills from a Parliament at war with him, decrees of Parliament …

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  • 47 Canonical Age —     Canonical Age     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Canonical Age     The word age, taken in its widest meaning, may be described as a period of time . The geologist, physiologist, and jurist define it differently, each from his own viewpoint.… …

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  • 48 cancel — can·cel vt celed or celled, cel·ing, or, cel·ling 1: to destroy the force, validity, or effectiveness of: as a: to render (one s will or a provision in one s will) ineffective by purposely making marks through or otherwise marring the text of… …

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  • 49 revoke — re·voke /ri vōk/ vt re·voked, re·vok·ing: to annul by recalling or taking back: as a: to destroy the effectiveness of (a will) by executing another or by an act of destruction (as tearing or crossing out) b: to put an end to (a trust) c: to… …

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  • 50 supersede — su·per·sede /ˌsü pər sēd/ vt sed·ed, sed·ing 1: to subject to postponement or suspension; esp: to suspend the operation of (a judgment or order) by means of a supersedeas 2: to take the place of in authority: preempt override 3: to take the place …

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  • 51 abolish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. annul, cancel, abrogate; exterminate, wipe out. See nullification, destruction. Ant., establish, reinstate. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. suppress, eradicate, terminate, exterminate, obliterate, do away… …

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  • 52 rescind — re·scind /ri sind/ vb [Latin rescindere to cut loose, annul, from re away, back + scindere to cut, split] vt 1: to take back and make void rescind ed its suspension of his license 2: to abrogate (a contract or transaction) by mutual agreement,… …

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  • 53 abate — /ə bāt/ vb abat·ed, abat·ing [Old French abattre, literally, to knock down, from a , prefix stressing result + battre to beat] vt 1 a: to put an end to or do away with abate a nuisance b: make void: null …

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  • 54 Disparity of Worship — • A diriment impediment introduced by the Church to safeguard the sanctity of the Sacrament of Marriage Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Disparity of Worship     Disparity of Worship …

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  • 55 abrogate — ab·ro·gate / a brə ˌgāt/ vt gat·ed, gat·ing [Latin abrogare, from ab off + rogare ask, ask for approval of (a law)]: to abolish by authoritative, official, or formal action: annul repeal a recent addition to [section] 51B abrogate s statutory and …

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  • 56 discharge — dis·charge 1 /dis chärj, dis ˌchärj/ vt 1: to release from an obligation: as a: to relieve of a duty under an instrument (as a contract or a negotiable instrument); also: to render (an instrument) no longer enforceable a formal instrument...may… …

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  • 57 avoid — a•void [[t]əˈvɔɪd[/t]] v. t. 1) to keep away from; keep clear of; shun: to avoid a person[/ex] 2) to prevent from happening: to avoid falling[/ex] 3) law Law. to make void or of no effect; invalidate; annul • Etymology: 1250–30; ME < AF… …

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  • 58 invalidate — in·val·i·date /in va lə ˌdāt/ vt: to make or declare invalid the high court invalidating the statute in·val·i·da·tion /in ˌva lə dā shən/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 59 reverse — Synonyms and related words: Hydromatic, abandon, abolish, about face, about turn, abrogate, adversative, adverse, adversity, adversive, afterpart, afterpiece, afterthoughts, alter, annul, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antipode,… …

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  • 60 quash — (v.) to make void, annul, crush, early 14c., from O.Fr. quasser to break, smash, from L. quassare to shatter, frequentative of quatere to shake (pp. quassus). Meaning suppress is from M.L. quassare make null and void, from L. cassus empty, void,… …

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