Example sentences for: abjure

How can you use “abjure” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He insists that Tibetans abjure violence, threatening to abdicate if Tibetans take arms against the Chinese.

  • Does this mean, Wilson wonders, thinking of other Bible passages, that the Southern Baptists condone slavery, or pool all their property, or abjure money lending or investment?

  • Of course, comparisons don't get any more invidious than those between movies and their source novels, and critics should abjure the temptation.

  • (One's attorney and one's mother abjure questions of motive.)

  • It used to abjure first-use of nukes.


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