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renounce

Rare a failure to follow suit in a card game
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Our renunciation will bind us to one another as our union could never have done.
Edmund soon divined Billy's renunciation, though not the nature of it; and several questions brought it forth-- the old pioneer dream of land spaciousness; of cattle on a hundred hills; one hundred and sixty acres of land the smallest thinkable division.
He must make a personal reform in all things, even to tooth-washing and neck-gear, though a starched collar affected him as a renunciation of freedom.
He smiled at her, but she saw on his lips the unconscious and all but breathed sigh of renunciation, and with the instinctive monopoly of woman for her mate, she feared this thing she did not understand and which gripped his life so strongly.
That first moment of renunciation and submission was followed by days of violent struggle in the miller's mind, as the gradual access of bodily strength brought with it increasing ability to embrace in one view all the conflicting conditions under which he found himself.
A terrible word to any man somewhat exceptional in a world in which success has never been found in renunciation and good faith.
She existed, unapproachable, behind the blank wall of his renunciation.
At the crucial instant of renunciation she was greatly helped by the reflection that she closely resembled the heathen mothers who cast their babes to the crocodiles in the Ganges.
Micawber had actually remitted divers small sums of money, on account of those 'pecuniary liabilities', in reference to which he had been so business-like as between man and man; how Janet, returning into my aunt's service when she came back to Dover, had finally carried out her renunciation of mankind by entering into wedlock with a thriving tavern-keeper; and how my aunt had finally set her seal on the same great principle, by aiding and abetting the bride, and crowning the marriage-ceremony with her presence; were among our topics - already more or less familiar to me through the letters I had had.
All the three senators-elect failed to satisfy the bench on a query whether the renunciation of their foreign citizenship was permanent in nature or reversible.
In a statement issued by party's media office, Ch Sarwar said that he had also surrendered his British passport to the British authorities after they accepted his request regarding renunciation his UK nationality .
Sufi practice focuses on the renunciation of worldly things, purification of the soul and the mystical contemplation of God's nature.