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renounce
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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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)
  • Hyde was thenceforth impossible; whether I would or not, I was now confined to the better part of my existence; and oh, how I rejoiced to think it! with what willing humility, I embraced anew the restrictions of natural life! with what sincere renunciation, I locked the door by which I had so often gone and come, and ground the key under my heel!
    p. 99.6

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