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repudiated

verb
past tense of repudiate

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1 to declare not to be true
  • vigorously repudiated the charge that she had lied on her résumé

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2 to refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as one's responsibility
  • the angry mother bitterly repudiated her teenaged daughter, telling her that she never wanted to see or hear from her again

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4 to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to)
  • the producers of the hit TV show threatened to take the disgruntled actor to court if he attempted to repudiate his contract

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“Repudiated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/repudiated. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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