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repudiate
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
strong rejection — especially when the idea or thing being rejected was once embraced
  • In his own case, Alexey Alexandrovitch saw that a legal divorce, that is to say, one in which only the guilty wife would be repudiated, was impossible of attainment.
    Part Three (38% in)
repudiated = strongly rejected
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