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synonyms for abnegate

  • abstain
  • decline
  • forbear
  • forgo
  • refrain
  • reject
  • give up
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antonyms for abnegate

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  • accept
  • continue
  • indulge
  • use
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How to use abnegate in a sentence

She spurns the doctrine that it is woman's position to abnegate and to immolate herself.
THE SALAMANDEROWEN JOHNSON
The quality of Mantchou has thus by degrees become a very costly affair, and many, of consequence, seek altogether to abnegate it.
TRAVELS IN TARTARY, THIBET, AND CHINAEVARISTE REGIS HUC
In those days the strong made no pretence to protect the weak, or to abnegate their natural power.
HODGE AND HIS MASTERSRICHARD JEFFERIES
In the vanity typical of the insecure, they abnegate all foreign knowledge.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
The most God-like man is the one who can abnegate without feeling the sacrifice.
WHERE ART BEGINSHUME NISBET
The fact of so little cultivation does not abnegate the existence of industry on the part of the villagers.
THE WAR TRAILMAYNE REID
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WORDS RELATED TO ABNEGATE

  • abandon
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • bag it
  • bail out
  • cede
  • demit
  • drop
  • forgo
  • give up
  • leave
  • leave high and dry
  • leave holding the bag
  • leave in the lurch
  • opt out
  • quit
  • quitclaim
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • resign
  • retire
  • sell out
  • step down
  • surrender
  • vacate
  • waive
  • withdraw
  • yield
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