Abdication occurs when a monarch, such as a King, Queen, Emperor, or Empress renounces their office.

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    The abdication of Belief
    Makes the Behavior small—
    Better an ignis fatuus
    Than no illume at all.
    Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)