apostatise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v apostatise abandon one's beliefs or allegiances
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Usage

In literature:

Would he apostatise from the faith?
"The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins
The Vicar of Christ would seem to them to have apostatised.
"Outspoken Essays" by William Ralph Inge
Did I ever promise to let you apostatise?
"The Mormon Prophet" by Lily Dougall
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