abjuration

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Abjuration \Ab'ju*ra"tion\, noun [L. abjuratio: cf. F. abjuration.]

1. The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.

2. A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.

{Oath of abjuration}, an oath asserting the right of the present royal family to the crown of England, and expressly abjuring allegiance to the descendants of the Pretender. --Brande & C.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

abjuration

noun

1: a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion [syn: {retraction}, {abjuration}, {recantation}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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