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What does "Abjure" mean?

Definition

(v. i.) To renounce on oath (v. t.) To renounce or reject with solemnity; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate; as, to abjure errors (v. t.) To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow; as, to abjure allegiance to a prince. To abjure the realm, is to swear to abandon it forever


Synonyms recant, retract, forswear


Example: "She abjured her beliefs"


Word Family abjured, abjures, abjuring