100 important words: abrogate

Means: To annul or abolish by an authoritative act; to put and end to, to do away with.
Review: Useful for its more specific meaning, makes you sound like a lawyer otherwise.
First Google link is to dictionary: Yes, 8 out of 10 links on the first results page are to dictionary sites.
In 2007, president-for-life George the Decider officially abrogated the US Constitution.
"As your President, I promise to abrogate all superfluous circumlocution," Gore told a befuddled audience.

Hits for media sites:

Washington Post67
New York Times52
USA Today26
Fox News9

Posted by cronopio at 01:16 PM, May 31, 2006