abnegation


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The first film's main aim was to set up this universe for its lead character, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley, a remarkably likable and accessible actress), whose family belonged to the Abnegation tribe, though she chose to join Dauntless during her initiation ceremony into adulthood.
Members of the Abnegation faction are selfless, Amity are peaceful, Candor are honest, Dauntless are brave and Erudite are intelligent.
HM the King gave his approval for the promotion and appointment of some civil servants as a reward for their devotion and abnegation in fulfilling their duties, it added.
Beatrice Prior (Shailene Woodley), right, with Four (Theo James) lives in Abnegation and is about to take a test that will mark her out as a Divergent - someone who must hide her non-specific status to remain safe from the no-nonsense Erudite leader Jeanine Matthews (Kate Winslet).
Tris grew up as a citizen of Abnegation, but she feels different from the rest.
He congratulated the 85 new graduates who will join their colleagues in protecting Bahrain's security and stability, hailing their discipline, competence and abnegation.
Les islamistes, notamment ceux du Front jihadiste Al-Nosra, doivent paradoxalement leur notoriete d'abord a leur discretion mais aussi a leur abnegation au combat.
War is an abnegation of civilisation, the classification of the enemy into guilty or innocent meaningless.
They are Amity (peace), Candor (honesty), Abnegation (selflessness), Erudite (intelligence), and Dauntless (courage).
The spirit of abnegation has always characterized Bahraini families", he said, stressing the need to respond to HM the King's Royal directives in this regard positively.
McKeogh (political science, University of Waikato, New Zealand) examines the tortured path taken by Tolstoy that led from a life of aristocratic privilege to an uncompromising insistence on non-violence and self abnegation.
Though it is unfair to criticize an author for failing to address what she did not set out to do, it is clear that some of the same issues of emotion, Enlightenment agency, and Christian abnegation are already present in the writings of Susanna Wesley a generation before Mack's analysis begins.