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Word: disclaim

Definition: disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer


Sentences Containing 'disclaim'

Elizabeth had scarcely time to disclaim all right to the compliment, before their approach was announced by the door bell, and shortly afterwards the three gentlemen entered the room.
Do you disclaim this principle, in order to embrace a more rational opinion, that the perceptions are only representations of something external?

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