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forswear

verb
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foreswear

Synonyms and Antonyms of forswear

  1. to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to) the new government would have to forswear the use of torture if it wished to be granted full diplomatic recognition Synonyms of forswear abnegate, abjure (also foreswear), recant, renege, renounce, repeal, repudiate, retract, take back, unsay, withdrawWords Related to forswear contradict, deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, gainsay, negate, negative; abandon, bolt, forsake, give up, relinquish, spurn, surrender; controvert, disagree (with), disprove, dispute, rebut, refute; back down, back off, backtrack; disallow, recall, revokeNear Antonyms of forswear acknowledge, admit, affirm, assert, avow, claim, contend, declare, maintain, proclaim, profess, state, vouch, vow; back, confirm, defend, endorse (also indorse), espouse, maintain, support, uphold; accept, adopt, embraceAntonyms of forswear adhere (to)

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to conform or adhere

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