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adjective as in avowed

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But these must be proven under a signed and sworn statement and judged reasonable by the DOH.

Some secrets, it seems, must be kept even from elected representatives who could still be sworn to secrecy.

Her agency had to take her out of the country that very evening after it was made clear that the servant had sworn to kill her.

The capital of Chechnya, Grozny, was attacked Thursday by insurgents who may have sworn allegiance to ISIS.

But this week, even as a new cabinet was sworn in, the Houthis showed no signs of honoring their commitment to demobilize.

I could have sworn I heard a cry, and one of my men spoke in a tone that assured me my imagination had not been playing a trick.

Bondad sua, seor, I'll be sworn there is not one fit to tie the latchet of your shoe in the whole army.

When the oath usually represented as promissory is sworn, a covenant with God is thereby made.

The oath is sworn to himself; but He, and those whom he hath vested with office, will demand the fulfilment of it.

When the oath is given to confirm an assertion, it is sworn in confirmation of a covenant with God.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sworn, such as: affirmed, bound, and confirmed.

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