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Word: repudiate

Definition: disown; disavow; deny


Sentences Containing 'repudiate'

He argued that although existing "hot cargo" clauses were valid, an employer could repudiate them at any time and not commit a breach of contract or a ULP.
He, nonetheless, rejects the effort to repudiate the right of people to use force to repel aggression.
With renewed calls to tone down political rhetoric after the shooting, Keith Olbermann apologized for any of his own words that might have incited violence saying, "Violence, or the threat of violence, has no place in our Democracy, and I apologize for and repudiate any act or any thing in my past that may have even inadvertently encouraged violence."

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::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: linguistic - pertaining to language
::: checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: subsequent - following in time or order; later
::: blunder - error; stupid mistake
::: magistrate - official with power to administer the law
::: axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof