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Word: forswear

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


More Vocab Words

::: incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: epoch - period of time
::: quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
::: rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
::: unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
::: grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
::: colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance