Synonyms for abjuration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ab-juh-rey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæb dʒəˈreɪ ʃən

Définition of abjuration

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Latin abjurationem (nominative abjuratio) "a denying on oath," noun of action from past participle stem of abjurare (see abjure).
  • noun retraction
Example sentences :
  • The offer was accepted, his abjuration was taken by a priest, and he was set at liberty.
  • Extract from : « Fox's Book of Martyrs » by John Foxe
  • The young preacher was summoned to take the oath of allegiance and abjuration.
  • Extract from : « History of the Moravian Church » by J. E. Hutton
  • She testified to her abjuration in hourly ingenious, touching ways.
  • Extract from : « The Real Thing and Other Tales » by Henry James
  • The Abjuration Bill and a money bill were awaiting his assent.
  • Extract from : « The History of England from the Accession of James II. » by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • The republic existed, in fact, from the moment of the abjuration in 1581.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84 » by John Lothrop Motley
  • Her abjuration, which by no just title could be called an abjuration, had been in vain.
  • Extract from : « Jeanne d'Arc » by Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant
  • He naturally supposed that he might take the abjuration to be entirely in his own favor.
  • Extract from : « Felix Holt, The Radical » by George Eliot
  • The position of Dasius was exactly that of a dragoon of 1684 who 'refused the abjuration.'
  • Extract from : « Magic and Religion » by Andrew Lang
  • After the auto de fe was ended, the abjuration was administered.
  • Extract from : « A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3 » by Henry Charles Lea
  • Then the secretary recited the abjuration, in which they followed him.
  • Extract from : « A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3 » by Henry Charles Lea

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