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revoke
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
to void, cancel, or take back — especially to do so in an official manner
  • Should he apply directly to Mr. Brooke, and demand of that troublesome gentleman to revoke his proposal?
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (52% in)
  • He sat in unaltered calm, and, in fact, the company, preoccupied with more important problems, and with the complication of listening to bequests which might or might not be revoked, had ceased to think of him.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (13% in)
  • Where then had Peter meant the rest of the money to go—and where the land? and what was revoked and what not revoked—and was the revocation for better or for worse?
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (13% in)
  • Where then had Peter meant the rest of the money to go—and where the land? and what was revoked and what not revoked—and was the revocation for better or for worse?
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (13% in)
  • Where then had Peter meant the rest of the money to go—and where the land? and what was revoked and what not revoked—and was the revocation for better or for worse?
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (13% in)
  • Fred bit his lips: it was difficult to help smiling, and Mrs. Vincy felt herself the happiest of women—possible revocation shrinking out of sight in this dazzling vision.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (14% in)
  • The second will revoked everything except the legacies to the low persons before mentioned (some alterations in these being the occasion of the codicil), and the bequest of all the land lying in Lowick parish with all the stock and household furniture, to Joshua Rigg.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (14% in)
  • Mr. Farebrother played a rubber to satisfy his mother, who regarded her occasional whist as a protest against scandal and novelty of opinion, in which light even a revoke had its dignity.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (6% in)
  • But on the morning of that day Lydgate had to learn that Rosamond had revoked his order to Borthrop Trumbull.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (21% in)
  • But if he had not received any money—if Bulstrode had never revoked his cold recommendation of bankruptcy—would he, Lydgate, have abstained from all inquiry even on finding the man dead?
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (6% in)

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