What is the meaning of the word 'abjure'

abjure - renounce upon oath

Some sentence examples which use the word 'abjure'

  • With a crusade, Ninoslav was baptized, only to abjure Christianity in 1233.
  • When he came into the theatre the proconsul urged him to "revile Christ," and promised, if he would consent to abjure his faith, that he would set him at liberty.
  • He abjured his religion at a very young age.
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