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  • The commander rescinded the order.
  • When the school learned about the plagiarism, they rescinded her passing grade.
  • They rescinded the peace treaty after the change in government.
  • "I require but one thing to rescind my ban:’ Lorren said.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • Neal:’ Judge Glass said, "your little outburst caused me to briefly consider rescinding your plea agreement and forcing you to go to trial.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I assured him I was naturally hard—very flinty, and that he would often find me so; and that, moreover, I was determined to show him divers rugged points in my character … he should know fully what sort of a bargain he had made, while there was yet time to rescind it.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • He’s on his feet in an instant, bolting before the plans can be rescinded.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • His appointment had been announced some time before, but so far he had not appeared in the town; and it was possible that the appointment had been rescinded.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • If they could, he was sure they would like to rescind the waivers that had allowed him to be born at all.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • We have sometimes wondered if you’d actually rescinded your allegiance to Valentine.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes

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  • Bottled up for years behind that wall, that needy part of her had grown, not shrunk, and in Len, the greed to get out, to smash, destroy, rescind, overtook her.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • After a failed assassination attempt in Addis Ababa that he blamed on the Sudanese government, the Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak had rescinded a treaty between Sudan and Egypt that allowed unfettered passage between the two countries; entering Egypt for most Sudanese now meant entering illegally.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • I’d thought I’d rescinded that invitation — not that I’d ever dreamed Jacob would comehere, regardless.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • It was rash of Az Sweldn rak Anhuin to invoke the old ways; such a thing has not been done since the last of the clan wars…. Until they rescind their oath, you must guard against their treachery, whether it be for a year or a century.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Owen therefore instructed Vernon and Shorey to return to South Africa, and the newspaper published a statement declaring that it had rescinded its sponsorship of the expedition.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Anticipating this ruling, the army’s Western Defense Command had already announced that the mass exclusion orders of 1942 were being rescinded.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • The decree was never rescinded, and since everyone ate and bought bread daily throughout the five years of occupation, millions of death sentences must have been incurred in the General Government area of German-ruled Polish territory for this offence alone.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • I assured him I was naturally hard — very flinty, and that he would often find me so; and that, moreover, I was determined to show him divers rugged points in my character before the ensuing four weeks elapsed: he should know fully what sort of a bargain he had made, while there was yet time to rescind it.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Coming out of the hut into the damp, dark night Konovnitsyn frowned—partly from an increased pain in his head and partly at the unpleasant thought that occurred to him, of how all that nest of influential men on the staff would be stirred up by this news, especially Bennigsen, who ever since Tarutino had been at daggers drawn with Kutuzov; and how they would make suggestions, quarrel, issue orders, and rescind them.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • They couldn’t grant or rescind privileges, help us get rid of smelly roommates, stop aides from pestering us.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • That she had given her word meant she could not rescind her promise without revealing herself to be an honorless oath-breaker that fairminded men would have no choice but to curse and shun.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • One time, agents took him to a room and grilled him, trying, he thought, to make him angry, trying, he imagined, to create a pretext for rescinding his green card.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • We were glad the order was rescinded, but suspicious as to why.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Colonel Cathcart went away from General Dreedle with a gulp and kicked the chaplain out of the officers’ club, and it was exactly the way it almost was two months later after the chaplain had tried to persuade Colonel Cathcart to rescind his order increasing the number of missions to sixty and had failed abysmally in that endeavor too, and the chaplain was ready now to capitulate to despair entirely but was restrained by the memory of his wife, whom he loved and missed so pathetically…
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • It did not matter to Sol that the command had been rescinded at the last moment.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Our eight o’clock deadline has been rescinded, the chase now takes its place.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Vanderbilt worked on Riddle for a few days to get the owner to rescind his boycott of Pimlico and bring his colt back to meet Seabiscuit.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • "Let me hope that you will rescind that resolution about the horse, Miss Brooke," said the persevering admirer.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • "No thank you," Rahel said, hoping that if she could somehow effect her own punishment, Ammu would rescind hers.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Hopefully the Feds won’t rescind their offer.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • It was, however, to be an experiment only; and, if either of the parties thought fit to rescind the engagement, it was left at his option so to do.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pioneers
  • He also believed that Salander’s declaration of incompetence should not be rescinded.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • The family allowed Ellaha to resume her job, but her boss rescinded his offer of foreign study when he realized her family adamantly opposed the plan.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • It is a miscalculation; by the light of cold day, it is as impossible as the thing itself, which would be immediately evident if nature rescinded that impossibility even once; and what we call mourning is perhaps not so much the pain of the impossibility of ever seeing the dead return to life, as the pain of not being able to wish it.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Rescind that order, Mellie, and urn, who’s on guard duty—Teriyaki?—Teri, take these storm spirits down to cell block Fourteen E, will you?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I won’t rescind."
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • "In a year or so, let’s say two, you will initiate negotiations in the district court to have my declaration of incompetence rescinded.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • If he’d only kept his distance she would have released him as soon as he’d managed to get her declaration of incompetence rescinded.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • An advancement might take years to win, and then be rescinded in a day.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • A number of the newer regulations regarding study and free time were immediately rescinded.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Badenhorst agreed to meet us, and at our parley we threatened work stoppages, go-slows, hunger strikes—every weapon at our disposal—unless he reformed his ways and restored many of the privileges that he had rescinded.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • That decision was made out of solicitude for Lisbeth Salander, but if a higher court were to rescind that decision, I would naturally hand them over.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • I was hesitant, ready to rescind.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • "Advokat Giannini has presented a request that Lisbeth Salander’s guardianship be rescinded, effective immediately."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • Besides, on a number of occasions I’d raised the subject of having the incompetency declaration rescinded.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • No-one is happier than we who work at the agency when a guardianship can be rescinded.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • And I request that the previous declaration of incompetence be rescinded and that her civil rights be immediately restored.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • The decision to place her under guardianship therefore lacks a legal basis and must be unconditionally rescinded.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • But if you keep yourself clean, I’ll let you off the hook the day my declaration of incompetence is rescinded."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Fröken Salander, if I rescind your declaration of incompetence, that will mean that you have exactly the same rights as all other citizens.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
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