Is there any good synonym for the word cancel?

For example, the university plans to cancel the publications class. Can I say, annul, eliminate ? I use '' cancellation'' as a noun, but I need a verb?

Thank you in advance.
I often hear "suspend" used to mean "suspend indefinitely" or "suspend permanently."
My thesaurus is no help, but it seldom is.
Personally I like "scuttle" for casual use. Emotion: big smile A.

Your "eliminate" works fine in your example.

"Discard" seems a poor choice.
Why don't you like "cancel"? It seems to me to be the obvious choice.
When you paraphrase, you have to use a synonym. I think suspend is the best option. Thanks a million.