But Specter had become disillusioned with the party to which he had pledged his allegiance.
A higher threshold would force the two to remain in allegiance even amidst serious departures in ideologies.
He is also 68 years old and a Canadian citizen who holds no other allegiance.
The IRGC commander said that they would hold a military maneuver to show their allegiance with Iran's supreme leader.
Like an oath of allegiance to country or Constitution, one assumes.
In return for their allegiance, he bailed them out of jail when necessary.
The sight of the wedding-ring brought him back to his allegiance.
He demanded to be permitted to make a solemn affirmation or declaration of allegiance, instead of taking the usual oath.
They thought themselves absolved from all allegiance to him.
His first step was to recall Regingar of Lothringia, who was oppressed by France, to his allegiance as vassal of the empire.
late 14c., from Anglo-French legaunce "loyalty of a liege-man to his lord," from Old French legeance, from liege (see liege); erroneously associated with Latin ligare "to bind;" corrupted in spelling by confusion with the now-obsolete legal term allegeance "alleviation." General figurative sense of "recognition of claims to respect or duty" is attested from 1732.