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Word: forswear

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


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::: decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
::: perforate - pierce; put a hole through
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
::: auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate