A veto is a repudiative act. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
If one were tempted to believe that this defensive portrayal of the sinful poet is in any sense a major conception in English poetry, the volley of repudiative verse greeting every outcropping of the degenerate's self-exposure would offer a sufficient disproof. From Wordnik.com. [The Poet's Poet : essays on the character and mission of the poet as interpreted in English verse of the last one hundred and fifty years] Reference
It enjoys the credit of being curt in its statements, brief in the expression of its opinions, perfectly silent in reference to its surmises, distinctly repudiative of the gift of prophecy, consistently averse to the attribution of motives, persistently wise in giving the shortest possible account of murders and scandalous cases, and copious in its references to literature, art, and religious progress, besides being extremely methodical in its arrangement. From Wordnik.com. [In the Track of the Troops] Reference
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