Disown sentence example

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  • The decision to disown a child is never simple.
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  • If you decide to disown someone, you should lose all connections with them.
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  • When Amanda and her brother get into arguments, she always jokes that she will disown him.
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  • With such a forgiving heart, Rebekah felt that she could never disown a friend.
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  • After being embarrassed over and over again, Sarah's parents urged her to disown the friendship that was hurting her.
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  • Would an alternative to offering forgiveness be to disown?
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  • To disown means to refuse to acknowledge a relationship with someone.
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  • I recently decided to disown some friendships to end unnecessary drama.
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  • After years of betrayal and hardship, John made the difficult decision to disown his sister.
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  • He didn't need more emotions to hamper his decision making, and he didn't need Tim to disown him at the end of this mess for exploiting the girl Brady was charged with guarding.
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  • Both combatants had, according to the absurd habit of the time, to disown their works, Desfontaines's disavowal being formal and procured by the exertion of all Voltaire's own influence both at home and abroad.
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  • God will not disown a child that He purchased with His own blood.
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  • What is the legal process to disown a family member?
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  • He didn't need more emotions to hamper his decision making, and he didn't need Tim to disown him at the end of this mess.
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  • The development of a theory of the ground on which subjects claim their predicates and disown alien predicates could not be long postponed.
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  • After months and months of rotten disagreement, Robert's parents decided to disown him.
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  • I'm quite surprised she did n't disown me to be honest.
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  • On examination, the authors of anticritica are generally found to disown, tacitly or openly, the first of these alternatives; for example, Prof. Sayce, who frequently takes the field against the " higher criticism," and denies, without, however, disproving, the validity of the literary analysis of the Hexateuch, nevertheless himself asserts that " no one can study the Pentateuch.
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  • A certain spirit of foolish pride was said to exist which sought to disown trade; and the tendency to be poor and genteel in the civil service, at the bar, in the constabulary, in the army, in professional life, rather than prosperous in business, was one of the most unfortunate and strongly marked characteristics of Dublin society.
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  • Later authoritative pronouncements on the part of the Roman Catholic Church favour Thomism and disown the Occamites; though the keen hostile criticism of Harnack affirms that the Church had need of both systems - of Thomism, to champion its cause in the arena of thought, and of the Nominalist theology to aggrandize the Church as the ruling power in practice.
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