Thesaurus / renounce

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Confused thoughts rushed through his soul, he must renounce his love, but at least he would see her again.
LEGENDS OF THE RHINEWILHELM RULAND
Let us renounce and throw off forever the yoke of a tyranny more oppressive than any in the annals of the world.
To renounce one in particular, is no subject for sorrow, so long as many remain in that very class equal or superior.
You see that I have loved, and nevertheless had strength to renounce.
Her father, by whom she was greatly beloved, visited her in prison and endeavored to persuade her to renounce Christianity.
But he never was able to renounce them; I must strike them down one by one—now he is gone.
JOYCE OF THE NORTH WOODSHARRIET T. COMSTOCK
Then again--Oliver must renounce and throw away all that is implied in family memories and traditions.
Heaven commands me to renounce my fatal passion for you, but oh!
Without disgust with the evil being of sin we cannot renounce the devil and all his works and all his ways.
A CHRISTMAS GIFTN. P. GRAVENGAARD
Must we demand no help from the understandings of others, unless we submit to renounce all use of our own?

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