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synonyms for forswear

  • forgo
  • forsake
  • recant
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • swear off
  • abjure
  • deny
  • disclaim
  • disown
  • drop
  • recall
  • reject
  • renege
  • retract
  • withdraw
  • give up
  • take back
See also synonyms for: forswearing / forsworn
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antonyms for forswear

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  • approve
  • accept
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • allow
  • claim
  • corroborate
  • revert
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How to use forswear in a sentence

The pact bound partner nations to use space only for peaceful purposes, to forswear claims of sovereignty over any region beyond Earth, to lend aid to astronauts in distress, and more.
A NEW SPACE PACT SEEKS TO ENSURE PEACE AND PROSPERITY—ON THE MOONJEFFREY KLUGEROCTOBER 14, 2020TIME
A veritable Judas, preparing to forswear his people and their cause, willing to lie and deny his participation.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
They made up their minds to forswear the love of women with all its humiliations and disappointments and futilities.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Fortune had been kind to him and he had passed so many competitors on the way that he could forswear jealousy and be generous.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
We'll trip it tightly, And make my sad young mistress merry again, Or I'll forswear the cellar.
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
Yet I say that if love were accountable for it (which it is not), it would still be folly to forswear love.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
I abhor myself, and from this hour, I forswear all woman-kind for your sake.
SELF-CONTROLMARY BRUNTON
The bottle he may relinquish—women he may forswear—but gambling, never!
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 10, NO. 1, JULY 1837VARIOUS
Glories of the world, the love of women; did not all priests forswear these?
THE GREY CLOAKHAROLD MACGRATH
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WORDS RELATED TO FORSWEAR

  • abstain from
  • forswear
  • recant
  • renege
  • renounce
  • retract
  • take back
  • withdraw
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