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renounce
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  • Not dead in the first hours of her life, as my cruel sister told me, but sternly nurtured by her, after she had renounced me and my name!
  • "Better to say at once, sir," returned Richard, "that you renounce all confidence in me and that you advise Ada to do the same."
  • "I—certainly—did—NOT," said Coavinses, whose doggedness in utterly renouncing the idea was of that intense kind that he could only give adequate expression to it by putting a long interval between each word, and accompanying the last with a jerk that might have dislocated his neck.

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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.

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