Forswearer \For*swear"er\, n. One who rejects of renounces upon oath; one who swears a false oath. [1913 Webster]

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  • forswearer — noun a) One who forswears. b) One who swears a false oath; perjurer …   Wiktionary

  • forswearer — n. person who refuseson oath; person who swears a false oath …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forswear — forswearer, n. /fawr swair /, v., forswore, forsworn, forswearing. v.t. 1. to reject or renounce under oath: to forswear an injurious habit. 2. to deny vehemently or under oath. 3. to perjure (oneself). v.i. 4. to swear falsely; commit perjury.… …   Universalium

  • forswear — [c]/fɔˈswɛə / (say faw swair) verb (forswore, forsworn, forswearing) –verb (t) 1. to reject or renounce upon oath or with protestations. 2. to deny upon oath or with strong asseveration. 3. to perjure (oneself). –verb (i) 4. to swear falsely;… …   Australian English dictionary

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