Synonym: forswear, recant, resile, retract. Similar words: de jure, injure, injured, abject, subjugate, subjugated, subjugation, jury. Meaning: [əb'dʒʊə] v. formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure.
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1. The conqueror tried to make the natives abjure their religion.
2. He abjured his religion/his life of dissipation.
3. Indeed, if many investors abjure the listing , those who hold their noses and take the plunge might make even more money.
4. Myln was a former priest, who had abjured in the early 1540s.
5. I would abjure my art then and there, leave off cursing, leave off binding fast and loose with spells.
6. But he had a mild, good-humoured, articulate side, verging on the academic, abjuring the sensational.
7. She can not abjure, give up, control the force by which she is possessed.
8. They were compelled to abjure their faith.
9. He abjure to give up the job.
10. He tried to make his son abjure his religion.
11. But consumer-oriented companies that abjure the blogosphere are missing out on opportunities to generate buzz, monitor customer concerns, and -- perhaps most importantly -- show their human side.
12. If you abjure something such as a belief or way of life, you state publicly that you will give it up or that you reject it.
13. Even those who should abjure their errors were condemned, if men, to die by the sword; if women, to be buried alive.
14. The abject condition of those bondage saw him abjure all fealty to his society.
15. We repent, we abjure, we will break from our chain.
16. The top echelons of the civil service have generally abjured responsibility for policy decisions.
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17. He also encouraged satyagrahis to feel empathy for their political opponents and to abjure violence against the British.
18. So, in a high-stakes, nationally televised debate, Obama might be called upon to defend his pastor and church, or abjure his faith.
19. She was willing to select, modify and incorporate alien eccentricities into her worship; but to abjure her own faith — never!
20. "Prove to me from the Holy Writings that I am in error, " he said, "and I will abjure it.
21. In addition to shunning narcotics, weapons and counterfeit currency, they should abjure “subversive activities” or the “display of religious, political or racial banners”.
22. To realize this goal, in two ways, all artists had to abjure their isolation from the society.
23. Some of the Roman Emperors tried to make Christians abjure their religion.
24. Lord Blackwood shall be required to confess his treason and abjure his allegiance to the Starks and Tullys.
25. Adrienne Lecouvreur on her deathbed was willing to confess and receive communion, but refused to abjure her profession.