To better see all uses of the word
renounce
in
The Picture of Dorian Gray
please enable javascript.

renounce
Used In
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • From a moral point of view, I cannot say that I think much of your great renunciation.
  • Don’t spoil it by renunciations.
  • Had there been nothing more in his renunciation than that?
  • …being, indeed, simply a psychological study of a certain young Parisian, who spent his life trying to realise in the nineteenth century all the passions and modes of thought that belonged to every century except his own, and to sum up, as it were, in himself the various moods through which the world-spirit had ever passed, loving for their mere artificiality those renunciations that men have unwisely called virtue, as much as those natural rebellions that wise men still call sin.

  • There are no more uses of "renounce" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Israel asks that they renounce their stated intention of wiping it off the map.
  • She renounced her religion and joined the Communist party.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading