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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of quash.


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  • Ontario's attorney general is conceding his conviction for criminal negligence in connection with Gaurov's death should be quashed, which is expected to happen Jan. 17 when the case comes before the Ontario Court of Appeal. - Home Page

  • While coaches of no fewer than half a dozen clubs have expressed an interest in the representative forward, club bosses and members have managed to have the idea quashed at the final hurdle. | Top Stories

  • Parlementeer, accused him not only of poltroonery and tyranny, but even of concussion (official plunder of money); which accusations it was easier to get 'quashed' by backstairs Influences than to get answered: neither could the thoughts, or even the tongues, of men be tied.

    The French Revolution

  • Ultimately, General Myers, apparently at the behest of Haynes (who presumably was acting on behalf of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld) "quashed" Dalton's review.


  • (Also, as someone closely involved in trying to produce a good bill, I cannot figure out what bipartisan House Intelligence Committee effort Speaker Pelosi "quashed" that Mr. Klein could possibly be talking about.

    Rep. Rush Holt: What's Really in the RESTORE Act

  • But speculation of acceptance by Mr. Saleh was quashed Saturday.

    Yemen's Leader Rejects Opposition Plan

  • This one still hasn't been quashed on the record, but the reasons against it seem pretty strong.

    Looking back at great tech rumors

  • I knew he was hurting, and the better part of me wanted to go to him, but I quashed it.

    Brush of Darkness

  • But with 89.9 percent of the 9 million eligible voters casting their ballot, any concerns authorities may have had about a weak turnout have been quashed.

    Kazakhstan Vote Set to Re-Elect President

  • Mr. Ben Ali quashed dissent and prohibited any meaningful opposition party to compete with his ruling party.

    New Strikes Add to Unrest in Tunisia


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