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  • v  do without or cease to hold or adhere to
  • v  turn away from; give up
    I am foreswearing women forever

  • If he cleaves to the one, must he foreswear wealth? or can he discipline wealth and its devouring deity to the service he has himself elected?.
  • This piece of impudence so enrages Speed that, although he has about decided to foreswear the match as a favor to Burleigh's sister with whom he is in love, the bout takes place.
  • Emerging from a conference with President Roosevelt, Madam Secretary of Labor Perkins explained that during the "trial period" Labor would not be asked to foreswear the strike.
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  • As Syria Bows Before UN, US says 'Not Enough'
    Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem declared on Tuesday that in addition to publicly acknowledging its chemical weapons stockpiles, Syria will also formally sign the international convention against such weapons, fully comply with a Russian proposal that would place its arsenal under international control, and vow to foreswear any future development of similar arms. read more
    Sept. 10, 2013 -

  • Ian Paisley in Washington Post
    Let them foreswear their violence, let them turn a new leaf,said Paisley, who has also refused to be bound by a deadline for forming a government.
  • William Shakespeare in Valley Courier Online
    William Shakespeare wrote, "The measure done. I'll watch her place of stand. And, touching hers, make blessed my rude hand. Did my heart love till now? foreswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night."

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