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renounce
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • With our young, awakened eyes we saw that the classical conception of the Fatherland held by our teachers resolved itself here into a renunciation of personality such as one would not ask of the meanest servants—salutes, springing to attention, parade-marches, presenting arms, right wheel, left wheel, clicking the heels, insults, and a thousand pettifogging details.

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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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