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Definition of "abjured" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of abjure. (verb)

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Use "abjured" in a sentence
  • "Democracies, in particular, over a very long period of time, have very definitely abjured their use, which has brought us to the present situation, fraught as it is with destructive implications."
  • "On the morning of June 22, 1633 in the hall of the convent of Santa Maria sopra Minvera in Rome, Galileo Galilei knelt before the Lord-Cardinal Inquisitors-General and publicly abjured his false opinion that the sun was the motionless center of the universe."
  • "Even his critics within the jihadist movement describe a humble man who leads by example and has abjured every material comfort for a life dedicated to defending his conception of Islam."
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