verb (used with object)
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Origin of disavow
OTHER WORDS FROM disavowdis·a·vow·ed·ly, adverbdis·a·vow·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for disavow
So I can’t — and I’m sorry to not be able to embrace or disavow Justice Scalia’s position but I really can’t do that on any point of law.Barrett dodges on same-sex marriage, downplays ties to anti-LGBTQ law firm|Chris Johnson|October 13, 2020|Washington Blade
When asked at the hearing last week whether he regretted making those comments, Gibbs said, “I regret that it’s unfortunately become an issue,” and he did not disavow them.Committee delays vote on former political commentator to head Office of Personnel Management|Eric Yoder|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
During his 2016 campaign, he said he didn’t know former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke until he was browbeaten into disavowing Duke’s endorsement.
In some respect, more experienced SEOs are able to balance PBNs with a clean approach – and this might include creating natural content, a strong user experience, generating clean and natural links and also doing regular link disavows.
Nor will the CIA disavow those controversial efforts entirely.
To disavow those moral responsibilities, our tradition suggests, is to not be truly free.
Rather than today's young women feeling like the heirs to a glorious legacy, they disavow those who came before.‘The Feminine Mystique’ at 50, Part 2: Three Feminists on What It Means Today|Jessica Bennett, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Alisa Solomon|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are some pieces of themselves that politicians simply cannot disavow.Newt Gingrich Targets Romney, Returns to Cage-Fighting Roots|Michelle Cottle|January 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is vulnerable and victimized by an identity he should be able to disavow but cannot.Great Weekend Reads: 4 New Novels, November 13, 2011|Susan Salter Reynolds, Christopher Byrd, John Wilwol, Jennifer Miller|November 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Moreover, it so happened that the Queen had, in her own letter to Heneage, made the same statement which she now chose to disavow.History of the United Netherlands, 1584-86, Vol. I. (of IV) Complete|John Lothrop Motley
If it was his correctness to ignore, it could never be hers to disavow.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton
Whether private persons avow or disavow it, it is a fixed maxim of the Church of Rome.
Mr. Benson, the headmaster, declined to disavow the sentiments of the "Minutes," and was consequently dismissed.Fletcher of Madeley|Frederic W. Macdonald
I again repeat that I annul and disavow the peace you have made.