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Word: forswear

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


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::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
::: discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
::: gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
::: prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
::: symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
::: compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument