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countermand
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The Comedy of Errors
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countermand
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The Comedy of Errors
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  • A devil in an everlasting garment hath him; One whose hard heart is button’d up with steel; A fiend, a fairy, pitiless and rough; A wolf—nay worse, a fellow all in buff; A back-friend, a shoulder-clapper, one that countermands The passages of alleys, creeks, and narrow lands; A hound that runs counter, and yet draws dry foot well; One that, before the judgment, carries poor souls to hell.

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  • She countermanded the order.
  • Mother had ordered me not to tell anyone about the curse, but Mandy could countermand the order so I’d be able to tell Char.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted

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