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defang

(dē-făng′)
tr.v. de·fanged, de·fanging, de·fangs
To remove the fangs of (a snake, for example).
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Then there is the danger of not being taken seriously, being reduced to nothing more than the political equivalent of "Your morning smile." Capitalism has proved remarkably adept at embracing and defanging its most trenchant critics - the last I heard of Mort Sahl he was supporting Alexander `l'm in charge' Haig's presidential bid.
So the first solution to fixing what's wrong with juries is defanging the consultant by abolishing the peremptory strike.
Summary: Ladakh (India), Aug 16 (ANI): Buoyed by the Union Territory status granted to it recently, Ladakh is planning host a grand welcome for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the duo considered main architects of defanging Article 370 of the Indian Constitution and allowing the government to split Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories -J&K with legislature and Ladakh without it.
Recent official moves recall the inglorious past when the strongman thought nothing of bending the law to suit his agenda or defanging Congress to silence contrary views.
The chief objective of the coalition's operations was reinstalling the government of president Hadi and defanging Al Houthis power.
Moreover, I dare say that we also need not worry NOW about the proposed defanging of Congress and the Supreme Court.
But the defanging of India was real, because nuclear commerce with it has been permitted provided it adheres to its "unilateral moratorium" not to test a nuclear bomb.