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Synonyms for swear

curse

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vow

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swear by something

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Synonyms for swear

to guarantee by a solemn promise

to use profane or obscene language

to give evidence or testimony under oath

swear off: to cease trying to accomplish or continue

Synonyms for swear

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

promise solemnly

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make a deposition

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have confidence or faith in

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On Saturday, the Islamist-dominated parliament in Tripoli swore in Prime Minister Omar al-Hassi and 10 of his ministers, including the foreign, justice and oil ministers.
The group was asked about how much they swore in daily life and this was analysed together with their level of pain tolerance.
Those who seldom swore were able to stand the icy water for 45 seconds longer when they were swearing than when they were not swearing.
This time round, in the first episode of his new series of The The F Word, he swore nine times, including six F-words.
What's more, after the ordeal, people who swore reported less pain.
But they did roll up and rolled up their sleeves and it was found that those who swore could keep their hands submerged for 40 seconds longer and felt the pain less than those who were allowed to say no more than: Ooh, hecky thump.
Volunteers were able to keep their hands in the freezing water for significantly longer when they swore.
4 : to bind by an oath <He swore them to secrecy.
Staff member Raj Parasher installed the pot on September 23 and all of his colleagues agreed to put in 10p each time they swore.
I'm in college now but I never swore in front of my teachers.
Also Monday, the Glendale Unified School Board and the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees swore in re-elected board members Pam Ellis, Mary Boger and Lina Harper.