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forswore

verb
variants: also foreswore
past tense of forswear

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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

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“Forswore.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forswore. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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