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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of abjure.

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Examples

  • St Christopher was baptized and abjured his erstwhile human-eating.

    August 4th, 2009

  • Even his critics within the jihadist movement describe a humble man who leads by example and has abjured every material comfort for a life dedicated to defending his conception of Islam.

    The Longest War

  • Even his critics within the jihadist movement describe a humble man who leads by example and has abjured every material comfort for a life dedicated to defending his conception of Islam.

    The Longest War

  • The slogan stuck and helped encourage a conception of jazz that abjured the predictable.

    Hear It, Feel It

  • Many are content to seal off any discussion of gay matters with a simple declaration that God has abjured it as "an abomination."

    Eliot Daley: Same-Sex Marriage Is Not A Matter For Ballots

  • Even his critics within the jihadist movement describe a humble man who leads by example and has abjured every material comfort for a life dedicated to defending his conception of Islam.

    The Longest War

  • Democracies, in particular, over a very long period of time, have very definitely abjured their use, which has brought us to the present situation, fraught as it is with destructive implications.

    Robert Eisenman: The Power of Ultimatums -- the Forgotten Diplomatic Tool

  • Democracies, in particular, over a very long period of time, have very definitely abjured their use, which has brought us to the present situation, fraught as it is with destructive implications.

    Robert Eisenman: The Power of Ultimatums -- the Forgotten Diplomatic Tool

  • On the morning of June 22, 1633 in the hall of the convent of Santa Maria sopra Minvera in Rome, Galileo Galilei knelt before the Lord-Cardinal Inquisitors-General and publicly abjured his false opinion that the sun was the motionless center of the universe.

    Matt J. Rossano: The Galileo Affair: Emblematic Or Exceptional?

  • Many are content to seal off any discussion of gay matters with a simple declaration that God has abjured it as "an abomination."

    Eliot Daley: Same-Sex Marriage Is Not A Matter For Ballots

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