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Synonyms for renege

break your word

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Synonyms for renege

to abandon a former position or commitment

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Synonyms for renege

the mistake of not following suit when able to do so

fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

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When in opposition, the Conservatives promised to reverse this injustice, and pay these pensions in full, only for them to renege on that when in power.
They must not renege on that agreement,' Gordon, chair of the Senate committee on government corporations and public enterprises, said in a text message.
The Respondent's witnesses stated that the parties had agreed that the sum paid by the Claimant shall be forfeit should the Claimant renege or not follow through with the purchase.
Therefore making unjustified claims that you are going to renege on your fair share of debt is one of the most irresponsible things a potential leader of an independent Scotland could be saying.
The circumstances that would lead Congress to renege on Roth IRAs--such as the perceived need for tax revenue--would also most likely lead it to renege retroactively so as to mitigate tax revenue losses.
As we shall see, this provides an obvious motivation for the federal government to renege on its announcement once the shock [theta] and the state i are observed.
When a judge recently agreed to let United Airlines renege on its pension promises to its workers, a new and cloudy day had dawned.
The second trend is the growing number of new hires who renege on their acceptances.
Despite fears that certain countries might renege on their pledges or illicitly produce banned chemicals, the atmospheric concentrations reflect general compliance with the treaty.
The Palestinians will see that they can agree to any deal, renege on it and not face any consequences, while the Israelis will notice that only their end of the bargain is deemed permanent while any commitments made towards them are temporary.
This article analyzes the decision to invest in a Roth IRA versus a traditional IRA, given the possibility that Congress might renege on the tax-free treatment of Roth accounts.
One of Tony Blair's last acts was to renege on a promise and it is almost unbelievable that one of Gordon Brown's first has been to do the same," she said.
He then said: "Thank you, my lord, and can I be absolutely assured that there will not be a third renege.
as petty-cash-obsessed insurers renege on even minimalist support and should-be members balk at shelling out the dollar equivalent of a DVD and stay away in droves.
If you can suspend enough disbelief to think that two popes will commit suicide, contemporary cardinals will commit murder and mayhem, and the Catholic church will renege on previous teachings and allow abortion, priests to marry, negate papal infallibility, and condone nearly all other matters that would fall under the heading of sin--then you can go ahead and enjoy an otherwise suspenseful tale of intrigue.