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See definition of swore on Dictionary.com
  • verbdeclare under oath
  • verbspeak profanely; be vulgar

synonyms for swore

  • affirm
  • assert
  • depose
  • testify
  • vow
  • attest
  • avow
  • covenant
  • maintain
  • plight
  • promise
  • state
  • trust
  • vouch
  • warrant
  • cross one's heart
  • depend on
  • give one's word
  • give witness
  • have confidence in
  • make an affidavit
  • pledge oneself
  • rely on
  • say so
  • state under oath
  • swear by
  • swear to God
  • swear up and down
  • take an oath

antonyms for swore

MOST RELEVANT
  • deny
  • break
  • condemn
  • renounce
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    How to use swore in a sentence

    At first he sat and wept, now he sat and swore, but all the time he tore hard at his hair.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Rabecque swore angrily and bitterly, and his vexation had two entirely separate sources.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    To save your wretched soul from disgrace, I swore to the most miserable lie a woman could tell!
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    That I may accomplish the oath which I swore to your fathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as it is this day.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    When they heard the story they marvelled and swore they had never heard of any gratitude in a guerrilla's heart before.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    To the Federal soldiers in pursuit she swore the guerrilla chieftain had passed by without stopping.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    During all the years I knew him, he never once submitted blindly to any influence, nor swore by anyone in verba magistri.
    THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
    "I won't do it," said Isabel, stubbornly; and as she turned her profile to him he almost swore aloud.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    That evening Grace swore her room-mate to eternal secrecy, and then showed her the book.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    To-day, however, Randulf had quite thawed him; he became lively, and even swore twice without being aware of it.
    SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
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