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Word: forswear

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


More Vocab Words

::: layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
::: cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
::: caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
::: pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
::: dissent - disagree
::: tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
::: felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen