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to make untrue declarations

Synonyms for forswear

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

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Forgiveness (at least on "the now standard view") teaches that there may be reasons to forswear even an appropriate resentment.
delegation--headed by Presidential Special Envoy for Free Iraqis Zalmay Khalilzad--reaffirmed America's commitment to a democratic, representative, broad-based future Iraqi government that respects the principles of justice, the rule of law, and the human rights of Iraq's people; maintains Iraq's territorial integrity; is at peace with Iraq's neighbors; forswears weapons of mass destruction; fights terrorism; and fulfills its international obligations.
New Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi wants to normalize the role of the military and has called for the removal of article 9 of the constitution, which forswears war forever.
Q: Near the end of House of Glass, Minke's guard writes up a release form for him to sign, which says that Minke forswears future involvement in politics and organizing.
It means that no sooner has the left embraced plenitude as something to be taken seriously than it forswears the better part of the phenomenon.
Are we to assume that every physician who takes the oath thereby forswears Christianity, Judaism, or any other modern religion in favor of the old pagan gods and goddesses?
Each participant, knowing this and wary of being victimized, forswears trusting collaboration.