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Sample sentences for the GRE study word repudiate

repudiate can be used as a verb

1."I repudiate that remark utterly. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
2.It was to teach them, that the holiest amongst us has but attained so far above his fellows as to discern more clearly the Mercy which looks down, and repudiate more utterly the phantom of human merit, which would look aspiringly upward. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3.He could not disavow his actions, belauded as they were by half the world, and so he had to repudiate truth, goodness, and all humanity. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.Sounded as to the possibility of suicide, he repudiated it utterly. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
5.It was denounced and repudiated there. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Wilson afterwards, at least seemingly, repudiated his sponsor, probably because of Harvey's identification with various moneyed interests. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
7.I had myself been apprenticed by my former visits to this watching horror, and yet I, who had up to an hour ago repudiated the proofs, felt my heart sink within me. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
8.But, the same consideration that suggested him, repudiated him he lived in the most violent Quarter, and doubtless was influential there, and deep in its dangerous workings. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
9.In the eyes of the world, I was doubtless covered with grimy dishonour but I resolved to be clean in my own sight--and to the last I repudiated the contamination of her crimes, and wrenched myself from connection with her mental defects. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
10.After a month, tiring of the austere life of a Puritan household, she abandoned her husband, who, with the same radical reasoning with which he dealt with affairs of state, promptly repudiated the marriage. - from English Literature by William J. Long
11.BLOOM My subjects We hereby nominate our faithful charger Copula Felix hereditary Grand Vizier and announce that we have this day repudiated our former spouse and have bestowed our royal hand upon the princess Selene, the splendour of night. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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