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Synonyms for forswear

Synonyms for forswear

to make untrue declarations

Synonyms for forswear

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

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I ate sparingly, forswore my nightly tipple of Stella, and drank lots of water.
I have been plagued by people who forswore they would not be seen dead in front of television watching proceedings at Westminster Abbey today.
At the same time, the summit stressed that ISAF states would back any peace deal in Afghanistan which respected the constitution, forswore violence and ended the insurgents' ties with terrorists.
PIGS flew, politicians recited love sonnets, and hardened hacks forswore the drink.
This system known as 'stockpile stewardship' was conceived after the US forswore live testing in 1993.
Now, just as my dear colleague David Sainsbury forswore his right to enjoy the Fairtrade fruits of the not-insignificant uptick in the value of the company that bears his name while he was industry minister, my current incumbency bars me from the type of sharp trading that saw the Pumsey family fortune founded across the pond in 1929.