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rescind
(v)
rǝ-SIND
Meaning

cancel; withdraw; revoke

1st Sample Sentence

The government has promised to rescind the unpopular new law if it is reelected.

Root

re (again)#scindere (to cut, split) (Latin)

Synonyms

abrogate, rescind

Antonyms

promulgate

Mnemonics

reSCINd sounds like a negative word, rescind reminds us of "resign", where resign is to cancel your appointment and rescind is to cancel an agreement.