Repudiator

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Repudiator One who repudiates.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n repudiator One who repudiates; specifically, one who advocates the repudiation of debts contracted in good faith by a state. See readjuster, 2.
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Quotations

  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald%20Reagan
    “Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin%20Disraeli
    “The question is this -- Is man an ape or an angel? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence these new fanged theories.”
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace%20Stevens
    “Most modern reproducers of life, even including the camera, really repudiate it. We gulp down evil, choke at good.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a rejecter, contemner

Usage

In literature:

But Shelley repudiated the notion of compromise.
"Percy Bysshe Shelley" by John Addington Symonds
In the latter days of the preceding year the king had issued a general repudiation of his debts.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
She had repudiated the kiss, and therefore he had felt himself bound to obtain for himself the right to kiss her.
"The Way We Live Now" by Anthony Trollope
He had the power to repudiate any wife at any time, to dismiss her and expel her from the Grove.
"The Unwilling Vestal" by Edward Lucas White
They repudiated Fleda, because their ambition could not reach to her.
"The World For Sale, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
As a matter of fact, the Government did repudiate these pledges for years, though we had its own written authority to give them.
"Army Life in a Black Regiment" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Very likely she would be the first to repudiate half of what I have been saying.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Was Josephine to blame because she loved a selfish man after she was repudiated?
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII" by John Lord
He was, as it were, being kicked out and repudiated by his own family as worthless.
"John Caldigate" by Anthony Trollope
All the trained and scientific part of me repudiates such nonsense.
"The Precipice" by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
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In poetry:

do I repudiate. But foes I sniff!
My nose in all directions! I be so brave
I creep into an Arctic cave
for the rectal temperature of the biggest bear,
hibernating—in my left hand sugar.
I totter to the lip of the cliff.
"Dream Song 120: Foes I sniff, when I have less to shout" by John Berryman

In news:

Cornyn should repudiate remarks on judges.
The most important step George W Bush has taken with the presidential pardon power came last month, when he repudiated it.
Do you see the election results as a repudiation of your politics.
Salim Mansur, author of Delectable Lie: A Liberal Repudiation of Multiculturalism .
Cruz repudiated testimony from psychiatrists called by Lewis' attorney, Keith Watson, who said the teen is not psychopathic and deserves to be sentenced as a juvenile.
GOP should repudiate anti-Planned Parenthood comments.
Election is 'a repudiation of big government'.
"Massachusetts's reforms continue to be popular in Massachusetts -- sufficiently popular that Brown did not repudiate them," said Paul Starr, a Princeton public affairs professor.
Schapiro repudiates that anywhere in Lenin's speeches to the Tenth Party Congress can be found a promise of allowing future discussions in the party.
In his review of Kwame Anthony Appiah's The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen, David Brion Davis refers to "the repudiation" of Eric Williams's Capitalism and Slavery.
King Would Repudiate Today's U.S.- Warmongering .
Some readers have reacted by saying that it is not fair to ask the Democratic group to repudiate anti- Zionists on their list.
Obama's critics, repudiated at last .
This morning, James Joyner wanted to check up on Mitt Romney's claim that he's always forthrightly repudiated birther claims.
Congress will have to raise taxes, Pennsylvania Gov Tom Corbett said Friday, making him the latest prominent Republican to repudiate the no-new-taxes pledge.
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In science:

Indeed, for the sake of purported truth, many varieties of conceivable mixtures of determinism and chance have been claimed and repudiated.
Indeterminism and Randomness Through Physics
Non-repudiation protocols can be used as a tool of security to prove that the transaction actually took place and that the two parties actually interacted with each other where both the parties can not deny this fact in presence of a valid set of evidences . 8.
Software Security Rules, SDLC Perspective
This may well be the most damaging consequence of the failure of the scientific community to adopt AOE and repudiate SE.
Do We Need a Scientific Revolution?
As the classical Cryptography, its objectives goes beyond con fidentiality and include methods to provide data integrity, non repudiation and authentication .
Quantum Communication Complexity of Quantum Authentication Protocols
Data authenticity: Security is a consolidative concept. It covers availability, authenticity, confidentiality and integrity . Security guards against unconventional information modification or destruction , involves ensuring information non-repudiation and authenticity is mandatory .
Grid Information Security Functional Requirement - Fulfilling Information Security of a Smart Grid System
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