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repudiate
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
strong rejection — especially when the idea or thing being rejected was once embraced
  • In the eyes of the world, I was doubtless covered with grimy dishonour; but I resolved to be clean in my own sight — and to the last I repudiated the contamination of her crimes, and wrenched myself from connection with her mental defects.
    Chapter 27 (41% in)
repudiated = strongly rejected
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