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And there is Simon, the male escort, who finds himself fighting against the longing he long ago swore off.

In another, a woman swore at the reclining passenger in front of her and screamed for the pilot to “put this plane down.”

And when Bill Clinton swore on a stack of Bibles that he rose from a town called Hope, few of us rolled our eyes.

They insisted the raiders were from the “Dnipr” battalion and they swore revenge on them.

“I remember feeling very helpless because she swore me to secrecy and would never tell anyone,” she said.

At first he sat and wept, now he sat and swore, but all the time he tore hard at his hair.

Rabecque swore angrily and bitterly, and his vexation had two entirely separate sources.

To save your wretched soul from disgrace, I swore to the most miserable lie a woman could tell!

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.

When they heard the story they marvelled and swore they had never heard of any gratitude in a guerrilla's heart before.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swore, such as: assert, depose, vow, testify, affirm, and covenant.

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