from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Renunciation; absolute denial.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Absolute renunciation or repudiation.
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However, therefore, we value church peace and union, we dare not purchase it by an abrenunciation of any duty we owe to Jesus Christ; nor would an agreement procured on such terms be of any use unto us, or of advantage to the church itself.