verb (used with object), for·swore [fawr-swawr], /fɔrˈswɔr/, for·sworn [fawr-swawrn], /fɔrˈswɔrn/, for·swear·ing.
verb (used without object), for·swore [fawr-swawr], /fɔrˈswɔr/, for·sworn [fawr-swawrn], /fɔrˈswɔrn/, for·swear·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM forswearfor·swear·er, noun
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The pact bound partner nations to use space only for peaceful purposes, to forswear claims of sovereignty over any region beyond Earth, to lend aid to astronauts in distress, and more.A New Space Pact Seeks to Ensure Peace and Prosperity—on the Moon|Jeffrey Kluger|October 14, 2020|Time
You do not forswear studying by electric light because Lincoln relied on his fireplace.
A veritable Judas, preparing to forswear his people and their cause, willing to lie and deny his participation.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
They made up their minds to forswear the love of women with all its humiliations and disappointments and futilities.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Fortune had been kind to him and he had passed so many competitors on the way that he could forswear jealousy and be generous.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
Well, I go; an he should not take it, Firk swears to forswear him.
We'll trip it tightly, And make my sad young mistress merry again, Or I'll forswear the cellar.The Plays of Philip Massinger|Philip Massinger