"Lord," he prayed, "show me my path—I renounce that accursed…. dream of mine."
And, indeed, if it had ever happened that everything to the least point could have been considered and finally settled, and no uncertainty of any kind had remained, he would, it seems, have renounced it all as something absurd, monstrous and impossible.
But to judge some people impartially we must renounce certain preconceived opinions and our habitual attitude to the ordinary people about us.
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Israel asks that they renounce their stated intention of wiping it off the map.
She renounced her religion and joined the Communist party.