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Then he began shouting the same thing, without the swearing.

His first experience had him swearing off “edibles”—food cooked with cannabis—for good.

True, the story contains no sex scenes and no swearing, and its protagonists, other than Skink, are two plucky teenagers.

This story is categorically different from cases where men accused of rape are swearing up and down it was consensual sex.

It was quickly deleted, with Howard swearing never ever again to give voice to his thoughts on international politics.

To colour a meerschaum was the ambition of smokers, swearing was considered neither low nor vulgar, and snuffing was fashionable.

Swearing, as I have said, was not considered low or vulgar or unbecoming a gentleman.

The swearing of an oath always brings under obligation to God, and therefore always includes the making of a vow.

One of the things, therefore, denoted by the offering of seven sacrifices was the swearing of it.

The vow cannot be mistaken for anything else; and the swearing of the oath is marked by a character of its own.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swearing, such as: four-letter word, profanity, blasphemy, cursing, cuss, and cussing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.