foreswear, foresworn

fore·swear

Less common spelling of , forsworn

transitive verb
1 :to make a liar of (oneself) under or as if under oath
2 a :to reject or renounce under oath
b :to renounce earnestly
3 :to deny under oath
intransitive verb
:to swear falsely

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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of foreswear


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