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forswear

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforswearfor‧swear /fɔːˈsweə $ fɔːrˈswer/ verb (past tense forswore /-ˈswɔː $ -ˈswɔːr/, past participle forsworn /-ˈswɔːn $ -ˈswɔːrn/) [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 ALto stop doing something or promise that you will stop doing something syn renounce 🔊 We are forswearing the use of chemical weapons for any reason.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
forswearBoth sides agreed to forswear all acts of terrorism.And it will force Nico to forswear any use of my statement to Molto.It is currently fashionable to forswear flesh eating in the interests of animal rights or a lower cholesterol level.But to do that he had to forswear his ... abilities.It was the Biblical apple with which man was seduced to forswear his innocence in order to gain knowledge and sexuality.Secondly, Hu suggests that the Fed should forswear intervening directly in equities or equity derivatives.His refusal to forswear moonshine, however, mocked her with the most painful failure of all.
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Verb table
forswear
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyforswear
he, she, itforswears
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyforswore
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave forsworn
he, she, ithas forsworn
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad forsworn
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill forswear
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have forsworn
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam forswearing
he, she, itis forswearing
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you, we, theyare forswearing
Past
I, he, she, itwas forswearing
you, we, theywere forswearing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been forswearing
he, she, ithas been forswearing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been forswearing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be forswearing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been forswearing
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