Abjure in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Abjure

(transitive) to renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.] | (transitive, obsolete, historical) to cause one to renounce or recant. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.] | (transitive) to reject with solemnity; to abandon forever; to repudiate; to disclaim. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.] | (transitive) to abstain from; to avoid; to shun.

Short Sentences for Abjure

  • 1. Was she to abjure her religion? 🔊
  • 2. He did not abjure all the rites of hospitality. 🔊
  • 3. So Henry made up his mind to abjure his faith. 🔊
  • 4. I shall abjure Welsh rarebit and oysters in future. 🔊
  • 5. God put it into my heart to abjure him and the life around him. 🔊
  • 6. Their grandsons had found it more politic to abjure their ancient faith. 🔊
  • 7. Four justices could oblige him to abjure his faith or sell his estates. 🔊
  • 8. He almost resolved to abjure rook-pies and night-lines for ever. 🔊
  • 9. I mean to try to be quiet, and abjure for the future the night air. 🔊
  • 10. Mrs. Tempest had made up her mind to abjure even square dances this evening. 🔊
  • 11. Here, on thy death-cold hand, Do I abjure all foreign ties for ever! 🔊
  • 12. If I abjure fermented drink, Shall I, indeed, resemble you? 🔊

How to use Abjure in Sentences?

  • 1. Her own swain was waiting for her, but not for that would she abjure the quest. 🔊
  • 2. Every government official was obliged to abjure the special tenets of Catholicism. 🔊
  • 3. After that were kindled the fires in which many bravely endured the worst rather than abjure the faith. 🔊
  • 4. His luxury-loving disposition had made him abjure the sports which the other at one time and another had enjoyed. 🔊
  • 5. She was solicited in vain to abjure her faith, and being condemned to death, was publicly executed. 🔊
  • 6. I hoped to attain such influence over them that they would agree to abjure wealth for the benefit of Frankfort. 🔊
  • 7. He was required to recant, to abjure the doctrines he had taught; not in private, but publicly before the world. 🔊
  • 8. Are we to abjure the doctrine which wrought this change, and give heed to the blind guides who would lure us straight back to barbarism? 🔊
  • 9. However, the law allowed the heretic to abjure even at the foot of the stake; in that case his sentence was commuted to life imprisonment. 🔊