quash

All Verb Noun
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  • I did not hear of any ships sent out to quash them. Cited from A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland, by William Dampier
  • The report appeared to quash any further attempt to build on the old convention site.
  • As she lifted her head with an air of sudden protest he quashed her. Cited from The Magnetic North, by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • That was the second time she had used the state of rebellion to quash opposition.
  • He then quashed the charge, and decided to wait for information. Cited from The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith, v2
  • A quashing order nullifies a decision which has been made by a public body.
  • Again, immediately following a vote for independence, violence was used to quash the democratic process of independence.
  • You want me to help you to quash this affair. Cited from Moral, by Ludwig Thoma
  • If he had, say fifteen hundred dollars, he could quash the indictment against him. Cited from The Four Pools Mystery, by Jean Webster
  • But for now all we can do is to quash the conviction.
  • John gathered his remaining supporters in an attempt to quash his son's rebellion.
  • Even in that case the original conviction has been quashed on appeal. Cited from Korea's Fight for Freedom, by F.A. McKenzie
  • They used that power to quash any drive toward industrial organizing.
  • The most common order made in successful judicial review proceedings is a quashing order.
  • However in English law this did not quash his conviction for murder.
  • He spent nearly two months in jail before the conviction was quashed.
  • All who stood in its way were quashed.
  • A subsequent appeal was quashed as was a final high court appeal.
  • Within a short time, the riots in other cities were also quashed.
  • It may be used in combination with another remedy, most commonly a quashing order.
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