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Meaning of forswear

for•swear

Pronunciation: (fôr-swâr'), [key]
— v., -swore, -sworn, -swearing.
—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&hasp;).
—v.i.
  1. to swear falsely; commit perjury.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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