from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who negates or denies.
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- noun One who, or that which,
- noun grammar A word (or other structural element) which causes
negation(such as the word notin English).
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There's a good argument to include "ain't," really -- "am not" is the only case of "to be + negator" without a useful contraction in English.
So reflexive is the role of the intellectual as negator, so free from accountability, that the very meaning of dissent has been obscured.
A quick hand motion summoned his negator guard from behind him and set it toward slaying the elf.
The planeswalker swung his staff around, slicing the blades into the creature's shoulder joint - the one that held the slender cannon to the negator.
He paced the floor where a seeker had brought the latest negator corpses after their discovery on another plane.
With a final spasm the negator fell still, its fluids leaking into the ground and staining the soil black.
The negator began to twist violently now, feeling the invasion but unable to react as its own flesh and artifice turned against it.
The Phyrexian master's entire hand slid into the negator, then his arm up to the elbow.
Except for that strange new power, the negator had relied on physical assaults and an old system of burning fluid.
Where Croag's artifice-blended flesh pierced the negator a new process began.