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to bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

Synonyms for quash

put down by force or intimidation

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Supplementing the arguments of Mr Abrahams, Mr Ernest Mosate of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said the defence should have given sufficient evidence in time as to why they believed the case had to be quashed, something he said did not occur.
'The defendant must wait until the close of prosecution's case before filing to quash charge, the application to quash charge and to discharge the defendants is hereby refused and dismissed.
In a statement on the site, they said: "Ched and those who closely support him have always maintained that he was wrongly convicted and, using new information that was not presented at his trial, we expect that in time his conviction will be quashed. The decision to refer Ched's case is welcomed by all who know the true facts."
Quash frames his study between an introduction called 'Historical finding,' and a final chapter titled, 'Vertiginous at-homeness'.
"The charges were quashed several weeks ago, yet we are still in the same position.
"The high court has quashed the original inquest verdicts which is another positive step forward for the families and survivors in their search for justice.
He said: "I believe that the case for the High Court to quash the original inquests is a good one."
"We will allow the appeal and quash the SOPO," the judge concluded.
CASK FACTS: This ease involves a petition for writ of certiorari filed by Miami Children's Hospital (Miami Children's) to quash an order denying Miami Children's motion for a protective order and motion to quash a subpoena duces tecum on grounds that the orders of the lower court violate mandatory presuit screening requirements.
Linda Roberts, 60, a night co-ordinator at The Beeches Care Home in Aberdare, admitted speaking to fellow nurse Elizabeth Quash in a derogatory manner, a misconduct hearing was told.
In the subsequent court hearing, the father requested that the judge quash the apprehension order and the judge agreed.
They will be helping children improve their English by performing new play Hiccup The Duck by Toby Quash.
Justice Minister Michael McDowell has already told Holland he must stay in jail - despite efforts to quash his convictions for drugs.
The school board and principal asked that, at the very least, the judge "quash" the interlocutory injunction of Justice MacKinnon.
Two friends, Deborah Sulton-Brown and Sandi Quash, cofounded Sister Friends Book Club in 1996, to share their love of reading with others.