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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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.
I want to tell Maoist people, the gun on the shoulder take lives, don't help make it," Modi said at a rally in Robertsganj aimed at Moaists to abjure violence.
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.
The common thread running through all the essays is the relationship of women to their Islamic faith, and their attempts to reinterpret it, reform it, denounce it, abjure it or simply to protect themselves from its deleterious effects.
The government reiterated that the Maoists must first abjure violence before talks could be held with them on ending their decades-long armed struggle in various parts of the country.
We also believe therefore that any reconciliation or reintegration effort there should include only those who abjure violence, renounce terrorism and pledge to abide by the values of democracy and pluralism and the Afghan Constitution," she said.
saying 'We will abjure violence and we are prepared for talks,'" Chidambaram said.
Es hora de que los medios impresos presionemos para el establecimiento de una ley de publicidad gubernamental que abjure de los humores, filias y fobias de los gobernantes en turno, tanto en el ambito federal como en los niveles locales, para transitar a una plena libertad de prensa que evite la censura disfrazada y, lo que es peor, la autocensura de los mismos medios.
Chidambaram on Wednesday said the government had no choice but to fight Naxalites if they did not abjure violence and come to the negotiation table to resolve their problems.