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forswear
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Henry IV, Part 2
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  • I’ll forswear keeping house, afore I’ll be in these tirrits and frights.
  • If I had a thousand sons, the first humane principle I would teach them should be, to forswear thin potations and to addict themselves to sack.
  • I’ll tell you what, you thin man in a censer, I will have you as soundly swinged for this,—you blue-bottle rogue, you filthy famished correctioner, if you be not swinged, I’ll forswear half-kirtles.

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  • asked the Palestinians to forswear terrorism
  • Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight, For I never saw true beauty till this night.
    Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet

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