- v. present participle of forswear.
- n. the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
“To him even did I tell my family name, and the shame I had saved it from by forswearing it.”
“Thus the Brotherhood has gone out of its way in recent weeks to appear in the most benign light, making an ally of former IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei and forswearing any immediate political ambitions.”
“Clinton administration counterterrorism officials have stated that they received assurances from foreign governments receiving rendered suspects forswearing torture, but no human-rights organization takes those assurances seriously.”
“After all, I was merely forswearing a bad habit, forgoing a bad frame of mind.”
“Instead, Treasury is trying to negotiate bailouts bank by bank, and behaving as if the banks hold all the cards — contorting the terms of each deal to minimize government ownership while forswearing government influence over bank strategy or operations.”
“I suppose this attitude explains why Conservatives react to the adoption of their ideas by liberals not by saying “thanks for coming around” but rather by abandoning and forswearing their own previous ideas.”
“Crunchy Frog says: libarbarian: I suppose this attitude explains why Conservatives react to the adoption of their ideas by liberals not by saying “thanks for coming around” but rather by abandoning and forswearing their own previous ideas.”
“Yet it is worth noting that, by forswearing future acquisitions of recently looted work, as the Getty did under Ms. True's leadership, the museum actually did what no other major acquiring museum would do for many years.”
“Leading by example, the United States announced a review of its nuclear posture - forswearing the use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states, so long as they are in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty.”
“He would continue to live in Iran for 15 years, forswearing political activity and eventually fleeing to Paris with his wife when the opportunity arose.”
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