forsworn forsworn  /ˌfɔr ˈswɔrn/

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. A wealthy Boston matron has forsworn her weekly massage and canceled the family's spring skiing trip to Utah.
  2. There is the fact that all three brothers wear purity rings and have forsworn the temptations of sex and drugs, which wipes out large swaths of potential songwriting material.
  3. Libya has forsworn support for terrorism and provided the West with intelligence on terrorist groups, and it has given up its nuclear weapons program.

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