renouncement

[ ri-nouns ]SEE DEFINITION OF renouncement

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RENOUNCEMENT

She showed him her renouncement of Rosser, and sent it forth to post.

An allusion, presumably, to the renouncement of wine made by Bbur and some of his followers in 933 AH.

This line shews that Bburs renouncement was of wine only; he continued to eat confections (majn).

Of course the sacrifice is partially a communion; but it is also, and no less essentially, a gift and an act of renouncement.

The first is the renouncement of riches and worldly honors; the second is the renouncement of profane desires.

I had accepted your own renouncement of the legacy in good part, but now, please believe me, it shall be yours to-morrow.

He stood aghast at this snap of their great bond, at the renouncement that rang out in the word she so expressively sounded.

Now that he had come she felt neither the delight of realised expectation nor the final peace of renouncement.

But the stress of the whole strange seizure, wrench and renouncement had told on him mentally and physically.

“I think the impossible lesson to learn would be renouncement,” said Hadria.

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