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forswear

forswear - Dictionary definition and meaning for word forswear

Definition
(verb) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
Synonyms : abjure , recant , resile , retract
Example Sentence
  • He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
  • She abjured her beliefs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forswear

formally swear to renounce..
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by menghwani

Swear to forsake.
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by rakei

BeFOR SWEARing, don't allow yourself to do so by putting $5 in the jar.
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by Marise

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