Forswear and Refuse


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Forswear verb – To solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).
Refuse and forswear are semantically related in renounce topic. In some cases you can use "Refuse" instead a verb "Forswear", when it comes to topics like repudiate.
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Refuse verb – To show unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to.
Usage example: she refused the award, citing the hard work of others who deserved the recognition more than she did

Forswear and refuse are semantically related in repudiate topic. Sometimes you can use "Forswear" instead a verb "Refuse".
Nearby Words: refused, refusal, refusing, refuser
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Refuse or Forswear. 2016. Accessed August 05, 2021.

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