English literature mustn't abrogative
a gain from the syllabus, because the main reason for deterioration of English standard in secondary school is abrogative
According to such an abrogative
reading, Welch's novel formally evokes a colonial captivity narrative in reverse.
all laws creative of liberty, are, as far as they go, abrogative
The 1948 Constitution guaranteed the right to abrogative
referenda for the repeal of laws, but the required enabling legislation was approved only in 1974, the same year that it was first used to decide the fate of divorce legislation.
Elsewhere, Leitch describes how he and Nortje bantered about being possessed by the satgaan-duiwel (the demonic, or the death drive), and throughout Nortje's journal there is a complex lexicon of references to negative Coloured identity transfigured into an abrogative
force: he has an "incurable malaise," is "living with the burning devil," walking "through a Job's rain of curses," and hears "a peripatetic devil in the cooling of a floorboard.