Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb abjure

1 sense of abjure

Sense 1
abjure, recant, forswear, retract, resile -- (formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs")
       => disown, renounce, repudiate -- (cast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son")

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