Abjure in a sentence

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Abjure - Definition


»  to give up a belief or an activity


Use Abjure in a sentence


  • After the tyrant took over the country, the citizens had to abjure their political beliefs.

  • In order to marry the peasant he loved, the prince made the decision to abjure his title.

  • Because John ignored his parents’ plea to abjure a life of crime, he ended up in prison by making bad choices.

  • Although chocolate cake is Martha’s favorite dessert, she has chosen to abjure it while on her diet.

  • Because the lawyer felt his potential client was uncooperative, he decided to abjure the case and let another attorney handle it.



  • Even though Tom made a promise to abjure from criminal acts, he continued to break the law.

  • While the military leader claimed to abjure unnecessary violence, he was quick to send his soldiers off to battle.

  • Because the heiress does not care about money, she will abjure her inheritance and request that it be donated to charity.

  • We could not believe it when Father Lawrence made the choice to abjure his faith and leave the church.

  • As part of my religious faith, I abjure meat and only eat vegetables and fruits.


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Abjure Synonyms


give up, take back, reject, disclaim, relinquish, renounce, retract, disown, abandon


Abjure Antonyms


desire, wish, worship, long for


Related Forms


abjuration (noun), abjurer (noun)


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