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abdicate
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The Age of Innocence
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  • And so I have never regretted giving up either diplomacy or journalism—two different forms of the same self-abdication.

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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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