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synonyms for forswearing

  • forgo
  • forsake
  • recant
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • swear off
  • abjure
  • deny
  • disclaim
  • disown
  • drop
  • recall
  • reject
  • renege
  • retract
  • withdraw
  • give up
  • take back
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antonyms for forswearing

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

This with much more alarmed surprise than if you had declared your intention of forswearing clothes.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
And, thinking of this, suspicion assailed him that forswearing had been slightly insincere and perfunctory.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
Must the city of Clovis bow like him, taking on new vows and forswearing old?
JOAN OF ARCLAURA E. RICHARDS
Men find it very easy to condemn womankind en bloc, and they are forever forswearing the sex as if it were a unit or a bad habit.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
Such forswearing is not possible to Wotan: love, though not his highest need, is a higher than gold: otherwise he would be no god.
THE PERFECT WAGNERITEGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He stood swaying between reprobation and admiration, between forswearing and alliance, between sympathy and repulsion.
THE GREAT MISS DRIVERANTHONY HOPE
I must save myself by forswearing the Ismaelians and be all loyalty to the arch-sultan.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Only I must break off sharp, must escape all reminders by forswearing all returns.
THE SACRED FOUNTHENRY JAMES
Thus no colonial member could get in but by forswearing his principles and abandoning the interests of his order.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 66, NO 405, JULY 1849VARIOUS
When the desired number is but small, the problem is sometimes solved by having two or three children and forswearing all adults.
THE ETIQUETTE OF ENGAGEMENT AND MARRIAGEG. R. M. DEVEREUX
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WORDS RELATED TO FORSWEARING

  • discrepancy
  • disparity
  • doubtfulness
  • forswearing
  • inconsistency
  • perjury
  • question
  • unreliability
  • untrustworthiness
  • untruthfulness
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