Forswear and Forgo


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Forswear verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Forgo is a synonym for forswear in abandon topic. In some cases you can use "Forgo" instead a verb "Forswear", when it comes to topics like renounce, relinquish.
Synonyms for Forswear


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Forgo verb – To resist the temptation of.
Forswear is a synonym for forgo in abandon topic. You can use "Forswear" instead a verb "Forgo", if it concerns topics such as do without.
Nearby Words: forgoing, forgone
Synonyms for Forgo

Common collocations

vengeance forswear vengeance forgo vengeance
ways forswear ways forgo ways
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Forgo and Forswear. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 21, from
Forswear & Forgo. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 Jun. 2021. <>.
Forgo or Forswear. 2016. Accessed June 21, 2021.

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