Definition of RENOUNCE

to give up (as a position of authority) formally <in wake of the corruption scandal, the congressman was forced to renounce his seat in the House>
to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to) <after another failed romance he vowed that he was renouncing the world and becoming a monk>
Antonyms adhere (to)

March 28, 2015
persiflage Hear it
Frivolous bantering talk
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