Elastic Vocab #1

I have come up with a solution for those ‘off days’ of blogging. I dare say many of you won’t appreciate it, but there is a list that I’ve found of 100 words every so and so should know. After years of slightly lessened reading in comparison to my past, I could use a little help. So while I wait/you wait/the blog waits. Here’s the first.

abjure

  • I didn’t already know it

ab·jure      [ab-joor, jur] Pronunciation KeyShow IPA Pronunciation –verb (used with object), -jured, -jur·ing.

1. to renounce, repudiate, or retract, esp. with formal solemnity; recant: to abjure one’s errors.
2. to renounce or give up under oath; forswear: to abjure allegiance.
3. to avoid or shun.

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