Thesaurus / abjure

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To gaze at a sister woman better dressed at half the money was simply to abjure every lofty principle.

Mary AnerleyR. D. Blackmore

He then proceeded to enumerate other evangelical doctrines which they were called upon to abjure.

That on his refusing to abjure these heretical opinions, he was turned over to the inquisition, by whom he was finally condemned.

After a long examination he was desired to abjure, which he refused without the least hesitation.

He was contumacious and refused to appear when summoned to abjure.

I have written this document in order that none of them may hereafter endeavour to abjure the service of the church.

Domesday Book and BeyondFrederic William Maitland

After that were kindled the fires in which many bravely endured the worst rather than abjure the faith.

The Vaudois of PiedmontJohn Napper Worsfold

He almost resolved to abjure rookpies and night-lines forever.

Tom Brown at RugbyThomas Hughes

You need not abjure your faith; you need not sacrifice to the gods; you need not do anything whatever of which you disapprove.

For them, therefore, to abjure the spirit of exclusiveness would be to renounce their own principles.

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