v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
He will abjure his allegiance to the king.
Sentence in Classic:
On receiving this the victim might either openly abjure his former ways, or might fly from the country.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But there are passions of which a man cannot rid himself, seeing that they are born with him at his birth, and he has no power to abjure them.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
I am half resolved to go to the Grand Master, abjure the Order to his very teeth, and refuse to act the brutality which his tyranny has imposed on me.
The protesting minority were forgotten in the throng which abjured and came; and the audience was almost as brilliant as the show.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context