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abjure
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief — usually under pressure
  • On receiving this the victim might either openly abjure his former ways, or might fly from the country.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (77% in)

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