Word of the Day : Abjure


verb :: To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate

"Once a man has lost his self-respect, and has decided to abjure his better qualities and human dignity, he falls headlong, and cannot choose but do so." --Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
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