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verb (abjur, ing)
  1. (transitive) To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow.
To abjure allegiance to a prince.
To abjure the realm (to swear to abandon it forever).
  1. (transitive) To renounce or reject with solemnity; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate.
To abjure errors.
    • But this rough magic I here abjure. - Shakespeare, Tempest, V,i
      1. (intransitive) To renounce on oath.
Etymology: From Latin abjurare "to deny upon oath", formed from ab- + jurare "to swear", from jus, juris, "right", "law".


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