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abdicate
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • "Royalties may not abdicate," fell as a warning from pretty lips.

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as in: abdicated the throne Define
to formally give up power -- as when giving up a position of royalty such as to resign from being king
as in: abdicated responsibility Define
to ignore duties or obligations
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