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renege

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1 to break a promise or agreement
  • my so-called best friend promised to help me move, only to renege come Saturday morning

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2 to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to)
  • refused to renege the principles by which she had always lived her life, even if it resulted in losing her business

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The first known use of renege was in 1548

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“Renege.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/renege. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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