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Word Example of - abrogate

    Example Sentences for abrogate

    Why should the ruling classes seek to abrogate the treaties and defy foreign powers?

    As not having imposed, she cannot abrogate, suspend, or modify them.

    If the law is going to enter private houses and abrogate domestic authority, where the hell shall we be?

    They make no laws, they consent to none, they abrogate none.

    And Virchow's first step, according to the principles he now declares, must be a motion to abrogate this paragraph.

    No one can invalidate his sentence; he can abrogate those of all others.

    He cannot abrogate a law both divine and natural, and I doubt——'

    This is a common enough doctrine in Europe and a difficult one to abrogate.

    Will not every additional tax therefore render it more difficult to abrogate any of them?

    Yet it does not appear that any legislator attempted to abrogate servitude.

Word Origin & History of - abrogate

    Word Origin & History

    abrogate 1520s, from adj. abrogate (mid-15c.), from L. abrogatus, pp. of abrogare "to annul, repeal (a law)," from ab- "away" + rogare "propose a law, request" (see rogation).

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