abridge


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to make short or shorter the duration or extent of

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Thanks to Shylock, I managed to abridge The Merchant of Venice around the theme of discrimination, revenge, and karma.
Following the political discourse of the 2016 presidential election, Abridge News was created to offer a way for people to consider differing views without the inevitable shouting matches.
The 14th Amendment provides in part, "No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States, nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law." Once they extended the applicability of the 14th Amendment to state action, it stuck.
are often all too willing to abridge our freedoms in the name of defending them.
They recognized that certain rights were, as they put it, "inalienable." In other words, they couldn't be taken away, no matter how many other people wanted to abridge or obliterate them.
The First Amendment forbids Congress to abridge the "right of the people" peaceably to assemble; the Fourth Amendment forbids violation of the "right of the people" to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures.