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repudiate
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
strong rejection — especially when the idea or thing being rejected was once embraced
  • As to Christian or unchristian, I repudiate your canting palavering Christianity; and as to the way in which I spend my income, it is not my principle to maintain thieves and cheat offspring of their due inheritance in order to support religion and set myself up as a saintly Killjoy.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (98% in)

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