unswear

verb
un·​swear | \ ˌən-ˈswer How to pronounce unswear (audio) \
unswore\ ˌən-​ˈswȯr How to pronounce unswore (audio) \; unsworn\ ˌən-​ˈswȯrn How to pronounce unsworn (audio) \; unswearing

Definition of unswear

intransitive verb

archaic : to unsay or retract something sworn

transitive verb

archaic : to recant or recall (an oath) especially by a second oath

First Known Use of unswear

1596, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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