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abrogated


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abrogate  \Ab"ro*gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Abrogated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Abrogating}.]  [L.  abrogatus  p.  p.  of  abrogare  ab  + 
  rogare  to  ask  require,  propose.  See  {Rogation}.] 
  1.  To  annul  by  an  authoritative  act  to  abolish  by  the 
  authority  of  the  maker  or  his  successor;  to  repeal;  -- 
  applied  to  the  repeal  of  laws,  decrees,  ordinances,  the 
  abolition  of  customs,  etc 
 
  Let  us  see  whether  the  New  Testament  abrogates  what 
  we  so  frequently  see  in  the  Old  --South. 
 
  Whose  laws,  like  those  of  the  Medes  and  Persian, 
  they  can  not  alter  or  abrogate.  --Burke. 
 
  2.  To  put  an  end  to  to  do  away  with  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  abolish;  annul;  do  away  set  aside;  revoke;  repeal; 
  cancel;  annihilate.  See  {Abolish}. 




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