abjure


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Synonyms for abjure

Synonyms for abjure

to disavow (something previously written or said) irrevocably and usually formally

Synonyms for abjure

formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

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India has consistently called upon all sides to abjure violence so that conditions can be created for an inclusive political dialogue leading to a comprehensive political solution taking into account the legitimate aspirations of the Syrian people.
DAYS after the Centre's recent overtures towards Maoists to engage them in a dialogue failed, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his Independence Day address made a fresh offer of talks to the Left- wing rebels with the condition that they abjure violence.
Boas still resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, place of his birth, in the heartland of the Amish--a people who abjure being photographed because the images produced are idolatrous.
But obviously there can be no counterpart in the Orthodox Church; that is, no Latin Christians whose bishops are in communion with the Patriarch of Constantinople instead of the Pope: to accept Orthodoxy is to abjure the "heresy" of Catholicism.
Whether the issue is trade, the environment, or health care, politicians who abjure unwarranted expressions of certitude deserve plaudits, not pillory.
The two leaders called upon all sides in Syria to abjure violence and resolve all issues peacefully through dialogue taking into account the aspirations of the people of Syria.
The state government's rehabilitation policy is encouraging more and more misguided youths to abjure violence and join the mainstream.
I was happy about the written offer because it wanted the rebels to abjure violence for 72 hours as a condition for talks," he added.
To go no deeper than the surface of an artifact from the general culture is to abjure any claim to expertise in its production; and an assured competence in manipulating the protocols of fine art can be all the more dramatic in light of the unpromising nature of the material to which such skills were being applied.
The government, which has termed the Maoists to be India's biggest internal security threat and an obstacle to growth, had earlier last year renewed the offer for peace talks with the ultras if they abjure violence.
The letter said " the CPI ( Maoist) should announce that they will abjure violence" beginning a specified date.
Home ministry officials said the state government, indeed, did go against the Centre's policy of not talking to the Naxals till they abjure violence.
States in northeastern India are encouraging more and more misguided youths to abjure violence and join the mainstream of the society by initiating developmental programmes.
Tehran, May 4 ( ANI ): India and Iran has expressed deep concern over the continuing and unabated violence in Syria and called upon all sides to abjure violence and resolve all issues peacefully through discussions taking into account the aspirations of people of Syria.
The Centre can advise the state governments to talk to Maoists only if they abjure violence," Chidambaram told reporters.