verb (used with object), ab·jured, ab·jur·ing.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH abjureabjure , adjure
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How to use abjure in a sentence
He's been forced to abjure his most important achievement as governor, his healthcare plan.
Haqqani invests great hope that a decision by Pakistan's military to abjure politics may correct these trends.David's Book Club: Pakistan, Between Mosque and Military|David Frum|April 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To persuade Iran to abjure weapons, the United States will have to make some kind of deal.
Mary treated her conspicuously as a sister; she refused, however, to abjure her Protestantism.
He was required to recant, to abjure the doctrines he had taught; not in private, but publicly before the world.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI|John Lord
Two years later, Rosimont died suddenly without having had time to abjure his errors.Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams
She did not, indeed, require Anjou to abjure his faith, but her demands virtually involved this.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
No, my fair Olivia, let us never abjure love: even when the reign of beauty passes away, that of grace and sentiment remains.Leonora|Maria Edgeworth