renounce

All Verb Noun
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  • So we find him renouncing Paris life and going back to his own. Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • But after the success of his first book, he renounced writing for twenty years.
  • Since he had recently renounced one party, he was looking for another party to lead.
  • Only if unable to follow suit may any of the players then renounce.
  • And what a world, where we have no safety except in renouncing it! Cited from The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith, v4
  • He did not renounce working in the slave trade until later in his life.
  • The Queen could not renounce this natural right for her children as well.
  • Although he never renounced the title, he did not use it, either.
  • Renounced life has no meaning and possibility without the existence of married life.
  • Without either renouncing that at once, or death, there can be no peace. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • No doubt this road takes me into battle, but I will not renounce it.
  • Night and day she stood by him, renouncing her own sin for ever. Cited from Girlhood and Womanhood, by Sarah Tytler
  • She made him renounce all rights to her money before the wedding.
  • However, this was for a very brief time and he quickly renounced that position.
  • Then will I that day renounce my name and my country. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • He was finding how sweet it is to renounce, hand in hand with one we love. Cited from The Path Of Duty, by Henry James
  • A noble spirit, he eventually came to renounce his father's empire.
  • Upon the death of his father, he renounced all of the titles.
  • British subject status can be renounced, but cannot be resumed for any reason.
  • Here individuals never entirely renounce their individual right of nature.
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