Synonyms of 'abjure'
in the sense of avoid
to refrain from doing
He managed to avoid giving them an idea of what he was up to.
in the sense of deny
to refuse to acknowledge
I denied my parents because I wanted to become someone else.
in the sense of disavow
to deny connection with or responsibility for (something)
He immediately disavowed the newspaper story.
in the sense of disclaim
to give up (any claim to)
the legislation which enabled him to disclaim his title
in the sense of disown
to deny any connection with (someone)
Those comments were later disowned.
in the sense of eschew
to avoid doing or being involved in (something disliked or harmful)
He eschewed publicity and avoided nightclubs.
in the sense of forsake
to give up (something valued or enjoyed)
She forsook her notebook for new technology.
in the sense of forswear
to reject or renounce with determination
He forswore the use of trade sanctions.
in the sense of kick
to free oneself of (an addiction)
She's kicked her drug habit.
Thesaurus for abjure from the Collins English Thesaurus