How to use abdication in a sentence

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Reddy believes that the abdication of Edward VIII was a continuation of the War of the Roses.
He became King George VI upon the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, later duke of Windsor.
It was indeed a strategy, but it derived its force from the willing abdication of the right to physical self-defense.
King Hussein took the throne in 1952 following the abdication of his ailing father.
It carried off the declaration which has already been made public in the announcement of abdication.
It was only through the abdication of Edward VIII in 1936, that, suddenly, she was thrust into the limelight, and became our Queen.
To demand that the police are there to protect you is an abdication of your own responsibilities.
Its abdication of responsibility pertaining to right wing talk radio is particularly pathetic.
This, combined with poor prospects for economic gain by the British, resulted in a de facto abdication of many responsibilities of governance.
It is also part of an ever-growing abdication of responsibility on the part of our political leaders.
That's an abdication of responsibility towards the most vulnerable members of society.
I think the war in Iraq has more to do with the media's abdication of its responsibilities than the deficiencies of our president.
To equivocate in the face of it would be an absolute abdication of intellectual responsibility.
It is a self-conscious abdication of responsibility, for the sake of an individual ego.
The state, on its part, has been impartial in its abdication of responsibility with regard to women of all communities.
The acceptance of this privately drafted law by the Oireachtas would amount to a wholesale abdication of its legislative function.
Catering to such people might even be considered an abdication of responsibility for a program director bent on public service.
Furthermore, we have a deference to authority that amounts to an abdication of individual responsibility.
Spoiling your ballot paper today is an abdication of personal responsibility.
Yet any implication of presidential abdication of the policy formulation role in this sphere is a misconstruction.
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Examples from Classical Literature
The fundamental condition of life is the innate heat, the abdication of which is death.
His abdication was considered by many pious persons as striking a death-blow at papal infallibility.
The next step was to insure the abdication of Gohier and moulin.
If they do not proclaim him, my abdication must be null, and not made.
He requires, too, the virtual abdication of our ruling house.
Political convulsions in the country followed the abdication of O'Higgins.
There had been a great reverse of fortune, an abdication, and a flight.
If you find that I am in the wrong my abdication shall be at your service.
The abdication of her uncle, Edward VIII, in 1936 changed everything, leaving her father to become king and making the then Princess Elizabeth the heir presumptive.
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