- v. present participle of nullify.
“The real value in nullifying the bonuses is the message that it sends.”
“An engineer judges a perpetual motion machine is impossible precisely because it violates the second law, so using that logic just tells us that the resurrection didn't violate the 2nd law, once again nullifying your argument.”
“Even if the Democrats and Kerry had prevailed (that is, succeeded in nullifying the Republicans arguably absurd accusations), they would have been back only where they started before the accusations began.”
“Sam Peltzman is an economics professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business who, in 1976, hypothesized that safety regulations, such as the requirement to wear seat belts while driving, actually create a tendency in people to drive in a correspondingly risky manner, leading to just as many accidents and injuries as there might be if seat belts weren't required -- in short, nullifying the perceived benefits of the original safety requirement.”
“In addition, the American people deserve to know upon what specific statements the President is being judged, given the gravity and effect of these proceedings, namely nullifying the results of a national election.”
“It at once became probable that what we may call the nullifying impulses radiated in all directions through the ether from their sending instrument.”
“Some of the prescriptions they are debating - secession, tax boycotts, states "nullifying" federal laws, forming citizen militias - are outside the mainstream, too.”
“Some of the prescriptions they are debating -- secession, tax boycotts, states "nullifying" federal laws, forming citizen militias -- are outside the mainstream, too.”
“When one considers that all it takes is one arrogant judge or "nullifying" juror, the prosecutors may have to be happy with a conviction for wearing a lousy t-shirt for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. commented”
“These same Republicans cared little, or rather approved of the fact that Douglas was in effect "nullifying" Dred Scott.”
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