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Word: forswear

Definition: renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure


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::: dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
::: gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)