Acknowledge and Forswear


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Acknowledge verb – To accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly.
Forswear is an antonym for acknowledge in topics: verbally recognize authority, admit truth or reality of something, verbally recognize receipt of something.
Nearby Words: acknowledgment, acknowledgement, acknowledging
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Forswear verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Usage example: the new government would have to forswear the use of torture if it wished to be granted full diplomatic recognition

Acknowledge is an antonym for forswear in abandon topic.
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Forswear or Acknowledge. 2016. Accessed February 26, 2021.

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