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abridge - 189 results
shorten (verb)

condense, clip, shorten, compact, belittle, lower.

Examples of usage:

To abridge: Louis Bonaparte confesses, in this state paper, one hundred and ninety- one murders. - "Napoleon the Little", Victor Hugo.

No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. - "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.

3. Congress has no power to abridge the right of petition. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.

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