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Synonyms for abjure

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Synonyms for abjure

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

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Synonyms for abjure

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

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pursued and scorned of fate, I have again allowed myself to abjure my own dignity.
O, something soundeth in mine ear, "Abjure this magic, turn to God again!" Why, he loves thee not; The god thou serv'st is thine own appetite, Wherein is fix'd the love of Belzebub: To him I'll build an altar and a church, And offer lukewarm blood of new-born babes.
NLFT has been involved in violence activities previously & is banned since 1997,now they have agreed to abjure the path of violence," he said in another tweet.
To even consider making eligible an individual who on oath has affirmed that 'I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiances and fidelity to any state, or sovereignty of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen' is grotesque and contradicts the spirit of our constitution and vision of Father of Nation.
The Pakistani state must not continue to abjure its duty to those victimised by the blasphemy law.
These immediate family members on oath 'entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any state', which they were 'a subject or citizen'.
Some, like Minority Leader John Mbadi, earn a responsibility allowance which includes their membership to such committees as the vetting one, that they don't abjure.
He also urged the youth to abjure violence and join hands to build a better future for all.
I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by law So help me God.
Lord (Digby) Jones on big businesses who refuse to abjure fat bonuses.
The activists of the Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangh ( CMAS), which played a major role in the kidnapping of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA, Jhina Hikaka, in March last year promised to abjure violence before the officer- in- charge of Narayanpatna Police station, Satyajit Mishra, in the Koraput district.
right, to wed Height to the life of mind and abjure the brute Charm of
In its editorial "Demographic crisis is not inevitable" (May 31, 2012), the Globe tries to abjure the threat presented by Canada's statisticians who had stated:
These include: (1) children should know the facts; (2) once they had a grounding in the facts, the children should not abjure moral judgment; (3) children should learn to make both analytical and moral distinctions; and (4) children must learn to live with uncertainty, and specifically to understand the difference between living in fear and living with fear.
The statement said: "Some people have been indulging in illegal activities, which are against the law of the land", and have not been abiding by the statements to abjure from violent activities, issued by the Council of Ministers, Majlis Al Shura, the National Commission for Human Rights and the office of the Grand Mufti.