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1) abnegate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...or a claim, for example); renounce. 2. To deny (something) to oneself: The minister abnegated the luxuries of life. Latin abnegre, abnegt-, to refuse : ab-, away;...

2) 764. Refusal. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...[See Abrogation]. VERB: REFUSE, reject, deny, decline; nill [archaic], turn down [slang], abnegate, negate, negative; refuse -, withhold- one s assent; shake the...

3) 536. Negation. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...entirely; give the lie to, belie. DISCLAIM, disown, disaffirm, disavow, abjure, forswear, abnegate, renounce; recant [See Tergiversation]; revoke (abrogate) [See...

4) 5. What Lurks Behind Shakspere s Historical Plays?. November Boughs. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...and results, or the reason-why and necessity for them which America has come on earth to abnegate and replace? 4 The summary of my suggestion would be, therefore,...

5) II. The Practice of Writing. Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur. 1916. On the Art of Writing
...died with Tennyson and your lecturers had but to compose the features of a corpse, is to abnegate high hope for the sake of a barren convenience. I put it to the...

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