Word – Abjure
Abjure – Word of the day
solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim).
History dates back to the early 15th century. Debated of French and Latin origin.
From French word abjurer and Latin word abiurare
Verb examples – abjure:
1. Gautam abjured his materialistic desires.
2. Under proper guidance, the convicts abjured their tendencies of crime.
3. Mr.X abjured his Sir title for the sake of the nation.
4. Robert was conferred the Royal status. But he abjured it very soon.
5. The new activist abjured from protests after he received a threat of life.
Adjective examples – abjuratory:
1. His mind was hovering over abjuratory ideas.
2. The police were sympathetic towards the criminals who decided to tread on an abjuratory path.
3. Abjuratory thoughts dominated his desires.
4. The king became abjuratory over his obsession for sweets.
5. He was once a terrorist, then turned abjuratory and became a saint.
Noun examples – abjuration:
1. The king shot to fame after his abjuration of war.
2. The terrorists who were captured were encouraged for abjuration.
3. Soon after the democratic rule, Kings were forced to sign an abjuration of their palaces.
4. The speech of the saint cast spells of abjuration over the audience.
5. On the day of retirement, he had to sign a document of abjuration.