Abnegative


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Ab´ne`ga`tive


a.1.Denying; renouncing; negative.
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Some statutes, like that addressing genocide,(81) have even provided greater detail than that found in the Genocide Convention,(82) but detail an erroneous and abnegative nature that generally precludes the ability of the United States to effectuate its obligations under the Genocide Convention if prosecution can only be based on the federal statute (which may not be the case).
Some statutes, like that addressing genocide,(49) have even provided greater detail than that found in the Genocide Convention,(50) but detail of an erroneous and abnegative nature that generally precludes the ability of the United States to effectuate its obligations under the Genocide Convention if prosecution can only be based on the federal statute (which may not be the case).
While householders use mustard, sesame and other fine oils, hermits can only use pine oil and other wild oils: a self abnegative substitution that scriptures and law books proscribe for ascetics.