relinquishing (part of speech: verb)
abandoning (part of speech: verb)
ridding (part of speech: verb)
renouncing (part of speech: verb)
- When the train draws up they insist upon deserting their own suite and getting in with her. - "Doctor Cupid", Rhoda Broughton.
- To her, Harriet was not an artist pleading for her art; she was a sister and a bread- winner deserting her trust. - "K", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- At any rate we can offer to make ourselves useful in case of any of the drivers falling ill or deserting by the way. - "Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden", G. A. Henty.