not maintain

See: disavow, disown
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She realised that my outburst of passion had been simply revenge, a fresh humiliation, and that to my earlier, almost causeless hatred was added now a personal hatred, born of envy....Though I do not maintain positively that she understood all this distinctly; but she certainly did fully understand that I was a despicable man, and what was worse, incapable of loving her.
See!" she said, but could not maintain herself on her toes any longer.
"Do you expect to raise that giant who could not maintain himself?"
How can a man be a philosopher and not maintain his vital heat by better methods than other men?
These unhappy people were proposing schemes for persuading monarchs to choose favourites upon the score of their wisdom, capacity, and virtue; of teaching ministers to consult the public good; of rewarding merit, great abilities, eminent services; of instructing princes to know their true interest, by placing it on the same foundation with that of their people; of choosing for employments persons qualified to exercise them, with many other wild, impossible chimeras, that never entered before into the heart of man to conceive; and confirmed in me the old observation, "that there is nothing so extravagant and irrational, which some philosophers have not maintained for truth."
ISLAMABAD -- Describing the social media accounts attributed to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as 'fake', the Prime Minister Office on Friday reiterated that PM Abbasi did not maintain any social media account, including twitter and facebook.
He observed "how can it be possible that applications from people are received under one window operation and their record is not maintained. Has CDA employed a Baboo who provides facility of one window but does not maintain its record?
In discussions with the AICPA, IRS representatives have stated that practitioners need not maintain a central file for all conflict-of-interest waivers; rather, these records may be retained with the engagement file.
Consequently, the court ruled the investors were not intended beneficiaries of the audit engagements and could not maintain an action against Deloitte.
"They simply do not provide the same level of correctional services, programs, and resources; they do not save substantially on costs; and as noted in a recent report by the Department's Office of Inspector General, they do not maintain the same level of safety and security."
Williams are believed to be talking to future engine-supplier BMW about bank-rolling the team from next year amid rumours that Winfield-owners Rothmans will not maintain a presence in the sport following this week's merger with British American Tobacco.
It did not maintain accurate records of such loans, nor did it claim bad debt losses on its tax returns.