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Sample sentences for the GRE study word renounce

renounce can be used as a verb

1.You own the name and renounce the _alias_. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.I renounce the triumphs of the bar. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.One must renounce the bad taste of wishing to agree with many people. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
4.Otherwise I renounce all confidence. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.Take my advice, renounce this woman. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.I must at last renounce thy optimism.. - from Candide by Voltaire
7.I here renounce him and return to Henry. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
8."This property and France are lost to me," said the nephew, sadly "I renounce them.. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
9."When kings advise us to renounce our fame. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
10.Leblanc seemed to have renounced the idea of resistance. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
11.Moreover, he had renounced everything, and neither stirred up mischief nor conspired. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
12.And Napoleon, shedding tears before his Old Guards, renounced the throne and went into exile. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
13."No, now that she has become a bluestocking she has finally renounced her former infatuations," he told himself. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
14."I thought it my duty," said he, "independent of my feelings, to give her the option of continuing the engagement or not, when I was renounced by my mother, and stood to all appearance without a friend in the world to assist me. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
15.Gradually he left the church in which he was born, renounced all denominations, and called himself simply Christian. - from English Literature by William J. Long
16.He was of an amorous disposition, but declared that, for the last ten years, he had wholly and decidedly renounced women. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
17.You have renounced your home and your parents, renounced your birth and possessions, renounced your free will, renounced all friendship. - from Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
18.Aunt Gillenormand renounced every effort, and pronounced this acute diagnosis "My father never cared very much for my sister after her folly. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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