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Synonyms for abjuration

a formal statement of disavowal

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Synonyms for abjuration

a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

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It makes sense that own-race abjuration as reflected in anti-self psychological misorientation relates positively to extra serious behavior and descriptively is the strongest predictor of it because by and large extra serious behaviors like the variables constituting the criterion measure are perpetrated "Black-on-Black." Consistent with Wilson's (1990) observations, perpetrating these behaviors likely requires and/or engenders anti-self orientation.
(65) See The Act of Abjuration and the Declaration of Independence, NEW NETHERLAND INST., https://www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/history-and-heritage/additional-resources/dutch-treats/the-act-of-abjuration/ (last visited Oct.
If this is so, then Prospero's abjuration of magic in act V may also be a renunciation of both monarchy and stigma.
James's deep concern over witchcraft is rewritten as Prosperos interest in magic and his abjuration of it.
Galileos abjuration is largely (though not entirely) vindicated, and his preservation of a copy of the Discorsi effects the liberal trial play's characteristic rapprochement, indeed absolution, between master and pupil.
William Jordan's work concentrates on this phenomenon in England, where the usual term was "abjuration of the realm," with useful comparisons to the continent.
Monachal culture, dominated by temptations and demons, developed an optimistic perspective of the salvation of the individual: "Penitence is the daughter of reliance and the abjuration of despair." (John of the Ladder 1864: col.
The form of political competition defining democracy would need a more precise and unambiguous specification: the struggle for the highest executive and/or legislative office is in a democracy playing out in electoral processes constituted by a particular set of rules governing candidate, party and voter eligibility criteria, political rights of speech, association and information, electoral management bodies, electoral system, district boundaries, campaign contributions, voting requirements, rules for complaints and abjuration, and so on.
In this volume William Chester Jordan takes a look at one of the more intriguing and under-studied topics in English medieval criminal law: abjuration. Having usually claimed sanctuary in one of England's churches, the accused felon confessed his or her crime and then swore to leave the country forever.
defense industry, approval of these sales evidences perjuring obfuscation of the root causes of Pakistan's problems and abjuration of what a better course of action might be.
But the poetic voice is not so naive so as to expect that this demonstration of humility would be enough, he is aware of the repercussions of his insolence as the abjuration of Christ and the Holy Spirit would render him incapable of asking for the redemption that according to the Christian belief Christ has obtained for mankind; the Holy Spirit being both the messenger and message of His existence; and as the fear of the impossibility of absolution seizes the speaker's mind, he resorts with yet another self-referential line in which he attempts to justify his actions by arguing that if his words no longer have its complete potential of creation then they should not serve to condemn him eilher (v.
It was celebrated as the embodiment of the noblest aspirations of man, the abjuration of the scourge of war, the vanguard of international peace, and the champion and protector of rights and fundamental freedoms.
This may suggest a direct line between Rothmann's On Vengeance of 1534 and the Placard of Abjuration of 1581.
If it is indeed correct to characterise the user-centered approach as an abjuration of interpretation, where might the impetus for this emerge from.