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to make untrue declarations

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formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

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Not just the disappearance and non-recurrence of the feelings of resentment that we are trying to forswear.
I told her: 'Miss, I'm very sorry, but I cannot forswear an allegiance that I do not have.
Unless you homestead in the remotest patch of Bush Alaska and forswear all modem "entertainment," you might as well resign yourself to violence in one form or another rubbed in your face almost daily.
Mansilla, Horacio Quiroga, Vargas Llosa, Garcia Marquez, and Carlos Fuentes-Alonso discovers a counternarrative that is an attempt to forswear modernity or to keep it at bay.
Arriving on Sado Island in 1969, he gathered around him a band of young people prepared to forswear a life of commuting in corporate Japan and devote themselves to drumming.
But it is one of the purposes of editorial writing, and one no newspaper worth the name would forswear.
The President has determined that the continued vitality of all three DOE nuclear weapons laboratories will be essential"--especially if the United States hopes to forswear nuclear testing for the next few years, Energy Secretary Hazel R.
Eithurinn is an unfinished group of narrative poems that interprets the 17th-century tragic love story of Ragnheithur, the defiant daughter of Bishop Brynjolfur Sveinsson of Skalholt, who gives birth to the child of a lover whom she has been forced to forswear.
Let reformers of whatever political stripe challenge the rest of their colleagues on both sides of the aisle to forswear private campaign contributions in excess of, say, $10 (an amount any American citizen can arguably afford) starting on January 4 and continuing for at least the first hundred days of the 104th Congress.
Both companies forswear realizing revenues from the impending commercialization of Amarantus' NuroPro, a sophisticated test developed to more accurately and easily diagnose Parkinson's disease.
Israel, which would have to forswear atomic arms and place all its nuclear facilities under the IAEA's watch if it signed the NPT, says full Middle East peace is a condition for it to join.
He suggests that the Obama Admmistration forswear any possibility of attacking Iran.
The long-suffering Palestinian people deserve better, but their aspirations for statehood can be realized only when they and their leadership accept Israel's right to exist and forswear the terrorist ideology that holds Gaza in its bloody grip.
red Barbash, a moderator said: "We continue to live in a dangerous world, the threat of terrorism is not a hoax and while we should not give in to fear, we should also not forswear vigilance, caution, preemptive measures and preparation.
Abbas also argues that Israel and the West, which have boycotted the Hamas government of the PA, should be willing to deal with a new unity government, even if it does not explicitly meet international demands to recognise Israel, forswear violence and accept previous Israeli-Palestinian agreements.