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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Abrogate \Ab"ro*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abrogated}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Abrogating}.] [L. abrogatus, p. p. of abrogare; ab +
      rogare to ask, require, propose. See {Rogation}.]
      1. To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the
            authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; --
            applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the
            abolition of customs, etc.
                     Let us see whether the New Testament abrogates what
                     we so frequently see in the Old.         --South.
                     Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian,
                     they can not alter or abrogate.         --Burke.
      2. To put an end to; to do away with. --Shak.
      Syn: To abolish; annul; do away; set aside; revoke; repeal;
               cancel; annihilate. See {Abolish}.
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