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Word of the Day – Abnegate

By April 13, 2016Word of the Day

Abnegate (verb)


Renounce or reject (something desired or valuable).

Abnegation: (noun) Denying oneself those things that are desirable.

Example sentences

“She has decided to abnegate all claims to the deceased’s estate.”

“Lent is Christianity’s period of abnegation observed to remember Jesus’ 40 days and 40 nights of fasting in the desert.”

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