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Synonyms for abnegate

deny oneself (something)

surrender (power or a position)

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deny or renounce

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Kipling's stories mark a point on that continuum: while they resemble the experiential configuration of legend in that they do in a sense take responsibility for a range of historical events that their implicit narrators could not have authored, they do so in a way that abnegates or closes down the porosity of experience that has heretofore constituted the "fascinating actuality" of ancient legend.
Does their "celebrityhood" abnegate normal privacy needs and normal common decency?
While individuals should abnegate themselves and esteem others, 'the patriotism of nations has to be egotistical'.
Another OGRRGA document notes that "where state provisions could potentially create an issue," the agreements include waivers "to abnegate state law.
That wounding impulse to abnegate both the love itself and the pain that comes with denial colors every scene of "LoveMusik," an uneven but fascinating portrait of the corrosive relationship between Weill and his wife Lotte Lenya.
This acceptance will abnegate the need for retests and will cut the time to market for new products.
If multinational businesses from the North and the South abnegate their responsibility of getting involved in public policy, they are likely to find that the business environment will become far more complex and constrained, and have far higher transaction costs.
Individuals must be given the opportunity to abnegate their freedom to make choices and, therefore, the individual who possesses that right can only give abnegation.
Nevertheless, our understandings of the role of the intellectual and how knowledge gets created does not abnegate the responsibility of the intellectual and the centrality of academic freedom in the academy.
Eliot's Mimetic Angels seek to abnegate the self by perfect sympathy.
Self-abnegating deference, on the other hand, expresses an attitude that is more intuitively self-undermining--to abnegate oneself is, in some sense, to deny or to efface oneself.
Genevieve tells Christiane that Jacques knew that Christiane loved him but he could not abnegate his calling, though he carried Christiane's "love like his cross during the last months of his life" (144) and "he prayed fervently that light would come" to Christiane (145).
Masculine rule is still in place within American culture, but those who rule--those men who rightly or wrongly control the greater part of power--are increasingly being pressured to abnegate that power, without, it is important to add, sacrificing their manhood.
48am in the Abnegate Street area and was heading towards the Newtownsmith area of the city.
In 1884 Whitman writes of the history plays as an exposure of the 'political theory and results' which 'America has come on earth to abnegate and replace' (p.