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apostatized


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apostatize  \A*pos"ta*tize\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Apostatized}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Apostatizing}.]  [LL.  apostatizare.] 
  To  renounce  totally  a  religious  belief  once  professed;  to 
  forsake  one's  church,  the  faith  or  principles  once  held,  or 
  the  party  to  which  one  has  previously  adhered. 
 
  He  apostatized  from  his  old  faith  in  facts,  took  to 
  believing  in  ?emblances.  --Carlyle. 




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