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 for Repealing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Repeal \Re*peal"\ (r?-p?l"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repealed
     (-p?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Repealing.] [OF. repeler to call
     back, F. rappeler; pref. re- re- + OF. apeler, F. appeler, to
     call, L. appellare. See Appeal, and. cf. Repel.]
     1. To recall; to summon again, as persons. [Obs.]
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              The banished Bolingbroke repeals himself,
              And with uplifted arms is safe arrived. --Shak.
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     2. To recall, as a deed, will, law, or statute; to revoke; to
        rescind or abrogate by authority, as by act of the
        legislature; as, to repeal a law.
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     3. To suppress; to repel. [Obs.]
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              Whence Adam soon repealed
              The doubts that in his heart arose.   --Milton.
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     Syn: To abolish; revoke; rescind; recall; annul; abrogate;
          cancel; reverse. See Abolish.
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