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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section I. General Intersocial Volition
 
756. Abrogation.
 
  
NOUN:ABROGATION, annulment, nullification; vacatur [L.]; nolle prosequi [L., law]; canceling &c. v.; cancel; revocation, revokement; repeal, rescission, defeasance.
  DISMISSAL, congé [F.], demission [obs.]; bounce [slang, U. S.]; deposal, deposition; dethronement; disestablishment, disendowment; secularization, deconsecration; sack [slang], walking-papers, walking-ticket [both colloq.], yellow cover [slang].
  abolition, abolishment; dissolution.
  COUNTERORDER, countermand; repudiation, retractation; recantation (tergiversation) [See Tergiversation].
  abolitionist, prohibitionist.
  
VERB:ABROGATE, annul, cancel; destroy [See Destruction]; abolish; revoke, repeal, rescind, reverse, retract, recall; overrule, override; set aside; disannul, dissolve, quash, nullify, make void, nol-pros [law], declare null and void; disestablish, disendow; deconsecrate.
  countermand, counterorder; do away with; sweep -, brush- away; throw over-board, throw to the dogs; scatter to the winds, cast behind.
  DISCLAIM (deny) [See Negation]; ignore, repudiate; recant [See Tergiversation]; divest oneself, break off.
  DISMISS, discard; cast -, turn- -off, - out, - adrift, - out of doors, - aside, - away; send off, send away, send about one’s business; discharge, get rid of (eject) [See Ejection]; bounce [slang, U. S.]; fire, fire out, sack [all slang].
  cashier; break; oust; unseat, unsaddle; unthrone, dethrone, disenthrone, depose, uncrown; unfrock, strike off the roll; disbar, disbench.
  BE ABROGATED &c.; receive its quietus.
  
ADJECTIVE:ABROGATED &c. v.; functus officio [L.].
  
INTERJECTION:get along with you! begone! go about your business! away with!

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