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abjure-verb /æbˈdʒʊər, -ˈdʒɜr/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[ab-joor, -jur]
1. to renounce, repudiate, or retract, esp. with formal solemnity; recant: to abjure one's errors.
2. to renounce or give up under oath; forswear: to abjure allegiance.
3. to avoid or shun.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/abjure

She abjured extravagance that was practically demanded of her by the neighborhood she lived in, instead choosing to live a basic and practical life.
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