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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Deny or renounce; Surrender; Deny oneself (something).

Usage examples (26)
  • Did the king abnegate his powers to the ministers?
  • He was instead enthusiastic about the opportunity to obey and self-abnegate by using it.
  • With this state of mind, we abnegate ourselves and worship the contents of our experience, adding title after title to his or her name.
  • McCain's "preparation" is the pathetic track record of a moral coward, who will abnegate even the defense of his own dignity to achieve power. for more
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