Synonyms for renege

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I treated them two or three times and never once did they renege.

It occurred to him that he could agree now to join forces with Charles, then go back to Gobignon and renege on his promise.

"You've never seen the day when you wanted to renege, Upton, and you know it," he hit back.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "deny, renounce, abandon," from Medieval Latin renegare, from Latin re-, here probably an intensive prefix, + negare "deny" (see deny). Meaning "change one's mind" is from 1784. Related: Reneged; reneging.

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