repudiation


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Synonyms for repudiation

Synonyms for repudiation

rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid

refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities)

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the exposure of falseness or pretensions

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Poor Little Dorrit, not seeing her way to the offering of any soothing words that would escape repudiation, deemed it best to remain quiet.
His lips trembled and stood apart, as he followed this repudiation of himself; and limitation of her words to her brother.
Our logrolling, our stumps and their politics, our fisheries, our Negroes and Indians, our boats and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon and Texas, are yet unsung.
The Arbitral Tribunal ruled that the agreement was valid and binding and that GoM and MACL were jointly and severally liable in damages to GMIAL for loss caused by their wrongful repudiation of the concession agreement, the company stated.
repudiation of Washington, a repudiation of big government and a repudiation
Thomas Kuehn's Heirs, Kin, and Creditors analyzes the repudiation of inheritance by Florentines from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries.
finds from his research in the period's records of repudiation of inheritance that heirs could get out from under a patrimony or exercise a familial or persona strategy by sending the estate on to another.
This means that Digital Certificates can no longer be regarded as a form of non- repudiation since they are now vulnerable to Man-in-the-Browser attacks.
Make no mistake: The defeat of Republicans from across the country was a flat repudiation -- a smackdown in the parlance of the pro-wrestling set -- of President George W.
Consequently, reform will require the repudiation of certain well-established tenets of Islamic theory and practice.
This resonant proclamation was not accompanied by a repudiation of the UN's legacy of abetting terrorism in the 1970s, when a series of General Assembly resolutions applauded terrorist tactics used in Soviet-sponsored "wars of national liberation.
Healing Waters concludes with a survey of why mineral springs fell into disuse, with a patricular eye on how discoveries in microbiology and biochemistry led to a general repudiation of mineral water health benefits in favor of drug-related treatments.
They were also asked to sign a "statement of repudiation and disassociation from the actions of the General Synod.
Repudiation is no longer unilateral (by men only) but it still requires women to prove that harm has been done.
Although the plot format, the once-a-year reunion of six girlfriends, is familiar, the personalities are sparkling fresh, especially the rising rock star whose radical message is her repudiation of the ancestral Spanish and her embrace of her native culture.