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renounce someone for something

to repudiate someone for doing something. She renounced her brother for his political orientation. Jane was renounced for her illegal activities.
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we must renounce for ever seeing our country, our friends, our relations again?
But to renounce that unendurable worldly yoke which men believe to be liberty is not perhaps so painful as you think.
And yet I think man will never renounce real suffering, that is, destruction and chaos.
I swear to you, Monsieur Commissary, that you are in the profoundest error, that I know nothing in the world about what my wife had to do, that I am entirely a stranger to what she has done; and that if she has committed any follies, I renounce her, I abjure her, I curse her
Your logic is most powerful, Valentine, but say what you will, I can never renounce the sentiment which has instinctively taken possession of my mind.
So put about was the old fellow with what I had said, that he seemed almost ready to renounce his own proposal if only I would give his son something.
And you are ready to renounce all belief in your good sense, in your knowledge, in your fidelity, in what you thought till then was the best in you, giving you the daily bread of life and the moral support of other men's confidence.
It seemed so, for at the beginning of November, Jonathan Burge, finding it impossible to replace Adam, had at last made up his mind to offer him a share in the business, without further condition than that he should continue to give his energies to it and renounce all thought of having a separate business of his own.
Curse me, if my sheep have not both teeth and claws; I renounce being their shepherd.
The article, being libelous, had to be returned as impossible; and I had to renounce my dream of dragging its author into the limelight.
She paused again, and Celia thought that her sister was going to renounce the ornaments, as in consistency she ought to do.
I cannot renounce what is dearer than life,' she muttered, in a low, hurried tone.
We can only choose whether we will indulge ourselves in the present moment, or whether we will renounce that, for the sake of obeying the divine voice within us,--for the sake of being true to all the motives that sanctify our lives.
Go to him, then, and tell him that Gurth the son of Beowulph renounces his service.
NEW DELHI -- India has said that Pakistan should renounce use of terrorism as a weapon of state policy.