forswore forswore

Definition(s):

  • (v) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

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Usage(s):

  1. Marilyn Quayle forswore the practice of law because she is the Vice President's wife.
  2. His mother was an ivory-skinned Japanese girl who forswore the Orient to follow the Count's father to an estate in Bohemia.
  3. One of those ads was for Modern Family, a promising new sitcom whose excellent pilot contains a plot twist that ABC forswore critics not to spoil.
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