abjuration

[ ab-juh-rey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF abjuration

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The offer was accepted, his abjuration was taken by a priest, and he was set at liberty.

The young preacher was summoned to take the oath of allegiance and abjuration.

She testified to her abjuration in hourly ingenious, touching ways.

The Abjuration Bill and a money bill were awaiting his assent.

The republic existed, in fact, from the moment of the abjuration in 1581.

Her abjuration, which by no just title could be called an abjuration, had been in vain.

He naturally supposed that he might take the abjuration to be entirely in his own favor.

The position of Dasius was exactly that of a dragoon of 1684 who 'refused the abjuration.'

After the auto de fe was ended, the abjuration was administered.

Then the secretary recited the abjuration, in which they followed him.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Latin abjurationem (nominative abjuratio) "a denying on oath," noun of action from past participle stem of abjurare (see abjure).

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