Contradict and Forswear


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Contradict verb – To make an assertion that is contrary to one made by (another).
Forswear and contradict are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Forswear" instead a verb "Contradict".
Nearby Words: contradictory, contradiction, contradictor, contradicting
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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

Contradict and forswear are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Contradict" instead a verb "Forswear".
Synonyms for Forswear
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