Disclaim from

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Disclaim from to disown; to disavow.
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Usage

In literature:

I appeal from thirst, and disclaim its jurisdiction.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
From the first the captain disclaimed responsibility for me.
"The After House" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Nevertheless, she restrained herself from making any disclaimer.
"A Spirit in Prison" by Robert Hichens
I do not wish to be exempt from judgment, It is the judges only I disclaim.
"Mary Stuart A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
I abhor its criminal methods and disclaim all part in it, pitying from the bottom of my heart the unwary who have been deceived.
"Lineage, Life and Labors of Jose Rizal: Philippine Patriot" by Austin Craig
I appeal from thirst, and disclaim its jurisdiction.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I." by Francois Rabelais
White and weakened from shock and loss of blood, nevertheless he bravely disclaimed pain.
"Big Timber" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Mr. Hartley, coming away from the door, almost stuttered in his haste to disclaim such ungenerous sentiments.
"Salthaven" by W. W. Jacobs
But despite her disclaiming, Kate did the guiding and her object was to get a good way from town.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
From the first it disclaimed any purpose of opposing the Government.
"History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)" by John Richard Green
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In poetry:

Disgorge thy fulsome load, conceal thy shame,
All trifling talk, and vain pursuits disclaim,
Suppress thy wanton heat, thy temper rein,
Amend thy life, from idleness refrain.
"A Preparation For The Holy Communion" by Rees Prichard
"Think not," he cried, "ye view the smiles of ease,
Or this firm breast disclaims a patriot's pain;
I smile, but from a soul estranged to peace,
Frantic with grief, delirious with disdain.
"Elegy XIX. - Written in Spring, 1743" by William Shenstone

In news:

The December issue includes this disclaimer from the maker of a "soft and cuddly plush" toy for pets: "Important.
Oh, the disclaimer: Esquire takes no responsibility for injuries or mayhem that may ensue from preparing blue blazers .
Let's get this disclaimer out of the way first: Radiation levels in the US from the unfolding nuclear disasters in Japan are way below any unhealthful level.
Reports of NHLPA talking about disclaimer of interest met with complaint from NHL.
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In science:

As a disclaimer, we should say from the very beginning that we do not pretend to describe the stable map compactification `a la Kontsevich-Manin, which is hard to grasp, but instead what we find is birational to an irreducible component of this space of stable maps.
Higher genus curves on toric varieties
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