Synonyms of forswearing


1. renunciation, forgoing, forswearing, rejection

usage: the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)


1. abjure, recant, forswear, retract, resile, disown, renounce, repudiate

usage: formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"

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