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synonyms for disavow

  • contradict
  • disclaim
  • disown
  • forswear
  • impugn
  • repudiate
  • abjure
  • deny
  • disallow
  • gainsay
  • negate
  • negative
  • refuse
  • renege
  • disacknowledge
  • drop out
  • go back on word
  • wash hands of
  • weasel out of
  • worm out of
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antonyms for disavow

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  • accept
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • allow
  • approve
  • claim
  • agree
  • go along
  • grant
  • permit
  • sanction
  • vouch for
  • vow
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How to use disavow in a sentence

Then she won, and Republicans tried to put a good face on it — even falsely claiming she had disavowed QAnon and suggesting the country should move on.
THE GOP’S MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE PROBLEM IS SPINNING OUT OF CONTROLAARON BLAKEJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We call on leaders from across the political spectrum, including the President of the United States, to disavow false and dangerous narratives, and encourage their supporters to do so as well.
ACTIVISTS AROUND THE WORLD REACT TO CAPITOL SIEGEMICHAEL K. LAVERSJANUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Hailed on its launch in 2012 — not long after the Penguin algorithm update — as the search engine’s “best spam reporting tool yet”, disavow links allowed webmasters to instruct Google to ignore all links from certain domains.
SHOULD YOU USE GOOGLE’S UPDATED DISAVOW LINKS TOOL?EDWARD CORAM JAMESJANUARY 6, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
He disavowed the hateful messages attributed to him and said he plans to consult with attorneys about his firing and the social media account.
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY SHERIFF FIRES DEPUTY FOR ‘DISTURBING COMMENTS’ ON SOCIAL MEDIAANTONIO OLIVODECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
By a healthy margin, they approved a measure eliminating the 30-foot coastal height limit in the Midway district – a specific change Faulconer himself disavowed in a 2013 interview with Voice of San Diego.
FAULCONER ‘CHANGED THE DIALOGUE’ ON HOUSING, BUT RESULTS REMAIN ELUSIVEANDREW KEATTSDECEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The once-promising relationship between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flamed out publicly Thursday just days before the election, as the two disavowed economic relief talks -- and each other.
PELOSI AND MNUCHIN, ONCE WASHINGTON’S ODD COUPLE, PUBLICLY DISAVOW ECONOMIC RELIEF TALKS - AND EACH OTHERERICA WERNEROCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
On Wednesday morning, the president took to social media to publicly disavow the deal.
BRAZIL’S JAIR BOLSONARO UNDERCUTS THE CHINESE COVID VACCINE HIS COUNTRY IS BETTING ONCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTEROCTOBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
So I can’t — and I’m sorry to not be able to embrace or disavow Justice Scalia’s position but I really can’t do that on any point of law.
BARRETT DODGES ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE, DOWNPLAYS TIES TO ANTI-LGBTQ LAW FIRMCHRIS JOHNSONOCTOBER 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
When asked at the hearing last week whether he regretted making those comments, Gibbs said, “I regret that it’s unfortunately become an issue,” and he did not disavow them.
COMMITTEE DELAYS VOTE ON FORMER POLITICAL COMMENTATOR TO HEAD OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTERIC YODERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
During his 2016 campaign, he said he didn’t know former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke until he was browbeaten into disavowing Duke’s endorsement.
DONALD DOSSIER: THE LOOMING VACCINE WARSDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 23, 2020OZY
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