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Word: forswear

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


More Vocab Words

::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
::: inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
::: implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
::: submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
::: conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
::: impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
::: unravel - disentangle; solve
::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness