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renounce
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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Definition
to formally reject, give up, or turn away from

(as in to give up the power of a monarch, to change belief, behavior, support, or association)
  • From a moral point of view, I cannot say that I think much of your great renunciation.
    Chapter 19 (17% in)
  • ...being, indeed, simply a psychological study of a certain young Parisian, who spent his life trying to realise in the nineteenth century all the passions and modes of thought that belonged to every century except his own, and to sum up, as it were, in himself the various moods through which the world-spirit had ever passed, loving for their mere artificiality those renunciations that men have unwisely called virtue, as much as those natural rebellions that wise men still call sin.
    Chapter 10 (88% in)
  • Don't spoil it by renunciations.
    Chapter 19 (77% in)
  • Had there been nothing more in his renunciation than that?
    Chapter 20 (70% in)

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