Definition of apostatize
: to commit apostasy
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Savannah's mom left the church in 2015, when leaked official documents confirmed their policy of apostatizing same-sex couples.
The conundrum is one that has nothing to do with Rodrigues’ decision whether to lay down his life, but with his reluctance to apostatize, even in the face of others’ deaths.
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