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abjure - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abjure

Definition
(verb) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
Synonyms : forswear , recant , resile , retract
Example Sentence
  • He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
  • She abjured her beliefs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abjure

Abjure think it like injure. so once you are injured you will give up. so abjure means give up
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by swetabh

ab+jure...jure- jor (in Hindi) Jor lagaao chodoo mat....(Don't Give up) (this mnemonic is in Hindi Language)
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by Administrator

abjure ~ ab (away) + jure (jury). He abjured (rejected, moved away from) her earlier statements in front of jury.
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by sandysuhy

ab jury ke saamne kasam khaata hoon, i'll not do this again
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by amit_chauhan3011

ab+jaanede+yaar (abjure) am renouncing
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by vivek_ravindra9

ABJURE = the prefix AB- means against. -JURE means rule (like JURY) So, ABJURE means to rule against.
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by dshefman

ab(now);(jury).one compulsoryly have to take an oath in front of a jury
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by S

Abjure = Ab jure (Zaroori in HINDI) .. under pressure you say "Ab zaroori nahi hai"..
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by aka.bhagvanji

abjure sounds like "object" which both are the same in the meaning to renounce
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by mangomuncher

Ab indicates negative meaning. -jure can be thought as JOR in hindi meaning pressure..so GIVING UP UNDER PRESSURE is ABJURE
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by visuh9

ab+chod--give up
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by ashleyswift

I SURE never believed in this crap!
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by Phoenix

read ab+jure like ab+jaa(i.e remove,renounce)
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by tpant

Sounds like: "Abb joor lgaa ke chodh dho." (Now go all out and give it up)
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by singha

WoW: you don't want to conjure water but you abjure to do it.
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by ok_2pro

Take an oath in front of jury to denounce one's belief.
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by mylist

abjure
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by Megha Tanwar

ab jane de re. (in marathi ab(ata) jau(ju) de re) means give up.
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by komya

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