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Synonyms for oath

Synonyms for oath

a profane or obscene term

Synonyms for oath

profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law)


a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior

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Later in the afternoon the Peshawar High Court also severed contempt of court notice on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser for not administering oath to Baldev Kumar.
After an abortive attempt earlier in the week, Qaiser had issued orders to produce Kumar in the assembly on Friday so that he could be administered the oath.
We have not just directed you to produce him but to take his oath as member of the K-P assembly,' Justice Ikramullah said.
We have not just directed you to produce him but to also take his oath as a member of the K-P assembly," he added.
When he refused to go take an oath with Raila, you saw the reactions from Opposition supporters, especially in his Ukambani region - they were not happy at all and they said that they would not support him.
However, the speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa refused to invite him for taking oath as he was accused of killing the PTI MPA.
Cross-country skier, Alena Prochazkova, took the oath on behalf of her team-mates It is the fourth Olympic Games of her career but the first time she has taken the oath.
Continue reading "Daf Yomi: How to Take an Oath in Judaism" at.
The ECP clarified this in its response to a letter sent to the poll body by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) raising questions over the delay in taking the oath by Kulsoom Nawaz after winning NA-120 by-elections.
Chief Justice Sindh High Court Justice Ahmad Ali M Sheikh administered oath to the 5 regular judges.
Lapea told reporters before the oath taking that he would have the formal turnover on Wednesday morning at the Bureau of Customs (BOC).
There are different interpretations about what the prohibition of administering poisonous or deadly drugs in the Hippocratic Oath actually means.
Before he enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Affirmation: - 'I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.
The Interpretation is intended to ensure that public officers specified in Article 104 of the Basic Law, when assuming office and taking oath in accordance with law, must read out the oath as prescribed in the law, including "to uphold the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and swear allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China", in an accurate, complete and solemn manner.
The ongoing interest in the field of ancient Near Eastern studies is displayed by the fact that aside from Kitz's book two other extensive monographs on the topic have been published in recent years, namely a book by Malgorzata Sandowicz on oaths and curses in Neo- and Late Babylonian Legal Formulary (2012) and a monograph by the reviewer on curse, blessing, and oath formulae in the Hittite corpus (Christiansen 2012).