variant of forswear

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  • foreswear — /fawr swair , fohr /, v.t., v.i., foreswore, foresworn, foreswearing. forswear. * * * …   Universalium

  • foreswear — verb Spelling variant of to forswear …   Wiktionary

  • foreswear — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb See forswear …   English dictionary for students

  • foreswear — v. promise to abandon or give up; deny under oath; give false testimony, commit perjury …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foreswear — fore•swear [[t]fɔrˈswɛər, foʊr [/t]] v. t. v. i. swore, sworn, swear•ing cvb forswear …   From formal English to slang

  • foreswear — verb 1. do without or cease to hold or adhere to We are dispensing with formalities relinquish the old ideas • Syn: ↑waive, ↑relinquish, ↑forgo, ↑forego, ↑dispense with • Deri …   Useful english dictionary

  • give up — verb 1. lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime (Freq. 9) you ve forfeited your right to name your successor forfeited property • Syn: ↑forfeit, ↑throw overboard, ↑waiv …   Useful english dictionary

  • forswear — also foreswear verb (forswore; forsworn; swearing) Etymology: Middle English forsweren, from Old English forswerian, from for + swerian to swear Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to make a liar of (oneself) under or as if under oath 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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