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Word: forswear

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


More Vocab Words

::: epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: abridge - condense or shorten
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
::: collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott