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Not that she disowned her claim Thursday that no plane had struck the building, mind you, but the line was at least an acknowledgment that some part of her past rhetoric demanded clarification.
A day after he sparked the revolt, Hawley’s political mentor disowned him.
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.
But thou, O my Provence, bePg 195 not disturbed about the sons that disown thee and repudiate thy speech.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
He wanted to run away, longed to disown all knowledge of the vulgar creature who accompanied him.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The Corporation would virtuously disown him and leave him to face a ten-year rap in Penal Colony.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
To disown allegiance altogether never for a moment coincides with his sense of the becoming.
He is unfit to be called a man, he is unworthy to marry a gentlewoman; and as for that hussy, I disown her.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Denonville sent a message to disown the act of Adario, they put no faith in it, but burned for revenge.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT

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