My own hands however shall be guiltless of blood, and I shall discountenance it so far as my authority extends, except under circumstances of aggression or in self defence ’.
Why didn't it probe, even if only to discountenance the allegations?
A statement said the striking workers should discountenance the sack threat issued by the state government.
First, it shows his consciousness that his "position" as a Senator of the United States demanded a prompt discountenance and denunciation of the treasonable scheme.
Thus the ‘primary object’ of the organization would be ‘to discountenance and rebuke by moral and social influences, all disloyalty to the Federal Government.’
The party reiterated its stand that it "will continue to discountenance all illegal moves by a lame-duck Presidency and its sidekicks.
It was beset by the sort of problems evident in one British official's view of its purpose: to discountenance the use for political purposes of methods which all civilised opinion must condemn.
Therefore she discountenanced his going down to Bombay to get married.
As he is surely aware, the Code of Canon Law discountenances retroactive laws, especially when they impose burdens rather than grant favors.
There are those who think that if all unfair practices were discountenanced it would add very much to the enjoyment of a country life.