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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure.

Usage examples (36)
  • For New Year's, I decided to forswear shopping.
  • Verb (used with object) : to forswear an injurious habit
  • The word forswear has appeared in 15 Times articles over the past year, including in a March 14, 2010
  • By those laws, men were forbid to perjure themselves, or to forswear, that is, swear falsely. for more
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