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swearing

noun

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swearing

verb
present participle of swear

Synonyms of swearing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to use offensive or indecent language
  • no one is allowed to swear in this house

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2 to make a solemn declaration of intent
  • swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth

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3 to make a solemn declaration under oath for the purpose of establishing a fact
  • the sworn statement of the witness was presented as evidence

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“Swearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swearing. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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