Abjure in a Sentence

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Definition of Abjure

to give up a belief or an activity

Use Abjure in a sentence

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Abjure synonyms

give up, reject, disclaim, relinquish, disown, abandon

Abjure antonyms

accept, adopt, embrace