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The voluntary renouncement of earthly goods alone is meritorious before God.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
He stood aghast at this snap of their great bond, at the renouncement that rang out in the word she so expressively sounded.
THE ALTAR OF THE DEADHENRY JAMES
This line shews that Bburs renouncement was of wine only; he continued to eat confections (majn).
THE BBUR-NMA IN ENGLISHBABUR, EMPEROR OF HINDUSTAN
But the stress of the whole strange seizure, wrench and renouncement had told on him mentally and physically.
THE SHADOW OF LIFEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
Where all those religious ideas that made renouncement of life so sacred and meritorious?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 62, NO. 383, SEPTEMBER 1847VARIOUS
“I think the impossible lesson to learn would be renouncement,” said Hadria.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
There was something pathetic in the children's voluntary renouncement of their one toy.
MELCHIOR'S DREAM AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA EWING
Of course the sacrifice is partially a communion; but it is also, and no less essentially, a gift and an act of renouncement.
THE ELEMENTARY FORMS OF THE RELIGIOUS LIFEEMILE DURKHEIM
The first is the renouncement of riches and worldly honors; the second is the renouncement of profane desires.
THE SUFISTIC QUATRAINS OF OMAR KHAYYAMOMAR KHAYYAM
Now that he had come she felt neither the delight of realised expectation nor the final peace of renouncement.
THE WHEEL OF LIFEELLEN ANDERSON GHOLSON GLASGOW
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WORDS RELATED TO RENOUNCEMENT

  • abnegation
  • ban
  • choice
  • cold shoulder
  • declension
  • declination
  • defiance
  • denial
  • disallowance
  • disapproval
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • disfavor
  • dissent
  • enjoinment
  • exclusion
  • forbidding
  • interdiction
  • knockback
  • negation
  • nix
  • no
  • nonacceptance
  • noncompliance
  • nonconsent
  • option
  • pass
  • prohibition
  • proscription
  • rebuff
  • refutation
  • regrets
  • rejection
  • renouncement
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • repulse
  • repulsion
  • reversal
  • thumbs down
  • veto
  • withholding
  • writ
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