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  • noun Plural form of abjuration.


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  • The instant they struck this glare ice Harrington came to his knees, holding precariously on with one hand, his whip singing fiercely among his dogs and fearsome abjurations hurtling about their ears.


  • He had acquired considerable writing experience and gained confidence and facility as a writer; although his writing was still a bit self-conscious in that he artificially exercises his vocabulary using "autochthons", "abjurations" and "adumbrations" in three consecutive sentences!

    Husky — The Wolf Dog of the North

  • It is a North-land aphorism that no man is a fit person to drive a team of huskies who cannot command the intensive adjectives and abjurations of at least two vernaculars, besides the one drunk in with his mother's milk.

    Husky — The Wolf Dog of the North

  • Government is all over the place, and the more it grows the more it has to grow to correct the abjurations it itself is creating.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Here Comes the Soda Tax?

  • The majority of the new spells are additional utility spells, particularly abjurations and divinations.


  • He had now, as we have already seen, become the favorite instrument in effecting abjurations similar to his own.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • Jean Jacques at Turin made speed to convert himself, by the abjurations required, into a pretty good Catholic.

    Classic French Course in English

  • Most of the girls made their abjurations, but I never did.

    The Hippodrome

  • He had yielded to their abjurations; but his hankering for acres had remained.

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands

  • For all their abjurations most of the younger and more intelligent foreigners, within and without the gates of

    Since Cézanne


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