Definition of abjure:
give up, take a hop, pull back, depart from, quit, forswear, reverberate, recant, take back, vacate, renounce, forsake, spring, discontinue, cease, draw back, withdraw from, repudiate, retire from, ricochet, shrink back, accept, cast off, recoil, leave, forego, surrender, bounce, abandon, abdicate, relinquish, bound, withdraw, retract, recall, resign, draw in, rebound, cede, resile, desert.
As it was not known that he had given his word to abjure his religion, the pious gamblers did no worse than spread an alarm and quiet it, by the citation of his character for having a try at everything.- "The Amazing Marriage, v3", George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English.
- "Catherine de' Medici", Honore de Balzac.
- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.