Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun forswearing

1 sense of forswearing

Sense 1
renunciation, forgoing, forswearing -- (the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.))
       => rejection -- (the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb forswear

1 sense of forswear

Sense 1
abjure, recant, forswear, retract, resile -- (formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs")
       => disown, renounce, repudiate -- (cast off; "She renounced her husband"; "The parents repudiated their son")

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