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repudiate
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War and Peace
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  • He could not disavow his actions, ... so he had to repudiate truth, goodness, and all humanity.
  • …he would burn Moscow and related how he had set fire to his own house; now wrote a proclamation to the French solemnly upbraiding them for having destroyed his Orphanage; now claimed the glory of having hinted that he would burn Moscow and now repudiated the deed; now ordered the people to catch all spies and bring them to him, and now reproached them for doing so; now expelled all the French residents from Moscow, and now allowed Madame Aubert-Chalme (the center of the whole French…

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  • The parents repudiated their son.
  • It is a stunning repudiation of previous policy.

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