1 George neither spoke to nor looked at Legree, who did not countermand his orders, but stood, whistling, with an air of forced unconcern.
2 A week of remorse nearly made Meg sick, and the discovery that John had countermanded the order for his new greatcoat reduced her to a state of despair which was pathetic to behold.
3 Butler's action was approved, but Fremont's was hastily countermanded, and his successor, Halleck, saw things differently.
4 Impossible to conceal ourselves inside it without the artists seeing us, and then they will get off simply by countermanding the vaudeville.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIV—IN WHICH A POLICE AGENT BESTOWS TWO FISTFULS ...