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  • verb Present participle of unqualify.


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  • (Swampy's a lock, but I don't see Tom Strong outdoing this batch's runs, and the odds of the 2000AD serials making the top 35 seem only slightly higher than those of Maxwell the Magic Cat...his remaining major works (V, Watchmen, From Hell, Lost Girls) are all unqualifying limited series)

    Top 100 Comic Book Runs #40-36 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources 2008

  • He can blaspheme God, and the convictions of the Spirit in him be unaffected, save that continual so doing might lessen them; but when he blasphemes the Spirit — it being so interwoven as to be, in a sense, a part of himself — he involves his own soul, by taking a stand against himself, as it were, thereby unfitting and unqualifying himself to be further affected by the Spirit.

    The Gospel Day Or, the Light of Christianity Charles Ebert Orr 1897

  • At a court where such ingenious casuistry prevailed, it was happy for our hero that an unqualifying oath now protected his resolution.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 09 Maria Edgeworth 1808

  • I am ready to conclude from hence, that a vice which keeps so firm a hold upon human nature, and governs it with so unlimited a tyranny, since it cannot be wholly eradicated, ought at least to be confined to particular objects, to thrift and penury, to private fraud and extortion, and never suffered to prey upon the public; and should certainly be rejected as the most unqualifying circumstance for any employment, where bribery and corruption can possibly enter.

    The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D. — Volume 09 Contributions to The Tatler, The Examiner, The Spectator, and The Intelligencer Jonathan Swift 1706


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