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abjures

verb , present tense third-person singular of abjure

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1 to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to)
  • abjured some long-held beliefs when she converted to another religion
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2 to resist the temptation of
  • a strict religious sect that abjures the luxuries, comforts, and conveniences of the modern world
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a topic to which one constantly reverts

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