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1. forswear

verb. ['fɔrˈswɛr'] formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure.

Synonyms

  • repudiate
  • recant
  • abjure
  • disown
  • renounce
  • retract

Antonyms

  • admit
  • bequeath
  • take office
  • claim

Etymology

  • forsweren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forswerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Forswear

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • disrepair
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair

Sentences with forswear


1. Noun, singular or mass
forswear it, sight!/ For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night."

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