Thesaurus / disown

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His mother, he recalled, was merciless about grammar and proper names, once threatening to disown him for saying “Tiffany’s” instead of “Tiffany.”

Many were disowned by their family, fired from their workplace or dishonorably discharged from the military.

Apart from such influences, Balinese art, however, does not disown its Hindu-Javanese origin.

Monumental JavaJ. F. Scheltema

She longed, with a face glowing with indignation, to disown him—in word and deed.

The Wild GeeseStanley John Weyman

He saved five lives, even if they were only Finn-Lapps; so perhaps God will not disown him.

Pelle the Conqueror, CompleteMartin Anderson Nexo

Look around you, my nephew, and ask yourself what there is in the wild grandeur of these scenes to disown.

Matilda MontgomerieMajor (John) Richardson

Formerly it was thus: 'Disown thyself, become another, become Parisian in order to win for yourself Paris.'

Richard WagnerJohn F. Runciman

We cannot disown our responsibility for these poor adopted brothers of ours.

The English in the West IndiesJames Anthony Froude

Morgan was too much of a gentleman to disown the text, although he absolutely denied the truth of the comment.

You'd better spill the facts; your own head office will disown you, you ought to know that.

Voodoo PlanetAndre Norton

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