the king's renunciation of the throne Their vows include renunciation of all wealth.
Recent Examples on the Web And there, we were guaranteed safety and territorial integrity on the condition of the renunciation of nuclear weapons. —Washington Post Staff, Washington Post, 13 May 2023 Kindness, selflessness to the point of self-abnegation, material and moral renunciation—a sort of Christlike love that asks nothing in return—would seem, in Galgut’s unflinching yet not utterly hopeless vision, to offer a possible, if flawed, path forward. —Claire Messud, Harper's Magazine, 16 Mar. 2021 Hence Nora’s renunciation of college life. —The New Yorker, 8 Apr. 2022 Citizenship renunciation is surging. —Washington Post, 27 Oct. 2020 The philosopher, known for his great speeches on renunciation and clemency, is himself one of the richest men in ancient Rome. —Leo Barraclough, Variety, 20 Dec. 2022 Such intentional isolation, in the religious sphere, is often associated with profound wisdom and spiritual pureness — qualities said to arise from a renunciation of material comforts. —Chris Wheatley, Longreads, 8 Sep. 2022 Local media outlets reported that Devanshi—whose family established and owns the Sanghvi and Sons diamond manufacturer—took diksha, the vow of renunciation, in the presence of a Jain monk and thousands of witnesses. —Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 24 Jan. 2023 See More
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