Sentences Containing 'abrogate'
The museum was founded in 1989 by the Letters and Arts Association of Kozani in commemoration of the February 1878 uprising, which took place in the region aiming to abrogate the treaty of San Stefano. The ultimate objective of the uprising was to prevent Macedonia from becoming part of Bulgaria, to throw off the Ottoman domination, and to be part of the Hellenic state.
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More Vocab Words::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
::: seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign