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Abjure


ABJU'RE, verb transitive [Latin abjuro, to deny upon oath, from ab and juro, to swear.]

1. To renounce upon oath; to abandon; as to abjure allegiance to a prince.

2. To renounce or reject with solemnity; to reject; as to abjure errors; abjure reason.

3. To recant or retract.

4. To banish. [Not used.]