abjure[ ab-joo r, -jur ]SEE DEFINITION OF abjure
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABJURE
I know it has been a fault of my own, too; but from this moment I abjure it as I would the service of hell!
I cannot abjure that world which contains the fondest object that links me to life.
Yet "his blindness was as dense as his hide," and he had refused to abjure his faith.
They then ordered her "to abjure" publicly the various things of which she was accused.
That was as impossible as to make them abjure by proclamation, their religion.
Her own swain was waiting for her, but not for that would she abjure the quest.
When Prince Hal comes to the crown he is apt to abjure Falstaff.
They were for the most part (p. 297) ladies and gentlemen who had refused to abjure their religion.
He will then abjure the other King with a mental reservation.
Thus, ever in perplexity, I must abjure the theory of Byronic merit.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABJURE
- abstain from
- cast off
- divorce oneself from
- drop out
- give up
- leave flat
- leave off
- opt out
- sell out
- swear off
- take the pledge
- throw off
- throw over
- toss over
- walk out on
- wash hands of