REPUDIATE in a Sentence

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On separating from Tony, Tina announced that she would repudiate all debts incurred by her soon-to-be ex-husband.

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 Meanings and Examples of REPUDIATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of
Classic Sentence:
1  This left me no course but to regret that I had been "betrayed into a warmth which," and on the whole to repudiate, as untenable, the idea that I was to be found anywhere.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVIII
2  She spoke with the intention of making him see that, if his words implied a tentative allusion to her private affairs, she was prepared to meet and repudiate it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
3  He could not disavow his actions, belauded as they were by half the world, and so he had to repudiate truth, goodness, and all humanity.
War and Peace 4 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  Mr. Micawber sat in his elbow-chair, with his eyebrows raised; half receiving and half repudiating Mrs. Micawber's views as they were stated, but very sensible of their foresight.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
5  In his own case, Alexey Alexandrovitch saw that a legal divorce, that is to say, one in which only the guilty wife would be repudiated, was impossible of attainment.
Anna Karenina 1 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 13
6  I had myself been apprenticed by my former visits to this watching horror; and yet I, who had up to an hour ago repudiated the proofs, felt my heart sink within me.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
7  It was denounced and repudiated there.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  On separating from Tony, Tina announced that she would repudiate all debts incurred by her soon-to-be ex-husband.
2  The West has chosen to repudiate all responsibility for these refugees.
3  He repudiated the allegation/charge/claim that he had tried to deceive them.