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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of abnegate.

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Examples

  • Meanwhile, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which is charged with protecting reliability, abnegated its statutory responsibilities as the rule was being written.

    Lisa Jackson's Power Play

  • I don't really think political blogging should be about the posters although I regret to say that this assertion is abnegated by the kind of exercises in self indulgence your are currently reading.

    The Adventues of Rocky and Gatewinkel (or When Gatemouth Met Hackshaw)

  • I don't really think political blogging should be about the posters (although I regret to say that this assertion is abnegated by the kind of exercises in self indulgence your are currently reading).

    The Adventues of Rocky and Gatewinkel (or When Gatemouth Met Hackshaw)

  • I don't really think political blogging should be about the posters (although I regret to say that this assertion is abnegated by the kind of exercises in self indulgence your are currently reading).

    The Adventues of Rocky and Gatewinkel (or When Gatemouth Met Hackshaw)

  • Over the years the Black Church has abnegated its responsibility as the custodian of Black spirituality.

    Blacks Killing Blacks

  • The visible developments of their hidden existence do seem, in their results, like egotism; but who shall dare to say that the man who has abnegated self to give pleasure, instruction, or grandeur to his epoch, is an egoist?

    Modeste Mignon

  • The legislatures of most of our states have abnegated their authority over the operational guidelines of their courts to committees under their Supreme Courts.

    How the Failure of Welfare Reform Created Our Lawless Courts

  • He abnegated his right to speak for Terri when he entered a common law relationship with another woman, with whom he's fathered two children.

    out, out, brief candle

  • You are the whited sepulchres of our society, for you have abnegated your responsibility to the public every bit as much as have the police.

    With No One as Witness

  • The Church was no doubt mortally offended by the way in which the Grail stories ignored or abnegated its authority and that of the apostolic succession.

    The Templar Revelation

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