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renounce
used in The Aeneid

5 uses
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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)
  • The trembling rowers from their banks arise, And, anxious for themselves, renounce the prize.
    Book 5 (24% in)
  • Now take this earnest of success, for more: Your scatter'd fleet is join'd upon the shore; The winds are chang'd, your friends from danger free; Or I renounce my skill in augury.
    Book 1 (51% in)
  • Eryx, accept a nobler sacrifice; Take the last gift my wither'd arms can yield: Thy gauntlets I resign, and here renounce the field."
    Book 5 (57% in)
  • Forsaking honor, and renouncing fame, Your gods, your country, and your king you shame!
    Book 9 (96% in)
  • ...Queen of Air, Propitious now, and reconcil'd by pray'r; Thou, God of War, whose unresisted sway The labors and events of arms obey; Ye living fountains, and ye running floods, All pow'rs of ocean, all ethereal gods, Hear, and bear record: if I fall in field, Or, recreant in the fight, to Turnus yield, My Trojans shall encrease Evander's town; Ascanius shall renounce th' Ausonian crown: All claims, all questions of debate, shall cease; Nor he, nor they, with force infringe the peace.
    Book 12 (20% in)

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