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renege
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King Lear
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  • Such smiling rogues as these, Like rats, oft bite the holy cords a-twain Which are too intrinse t’ unloose; smooth every passion That in the natures of their lords rebel; Bring oil to fire, snow to their colder moods; Renege, affirm, and turn their halcyon beaks With every gale and vary of their masters, Knowing naught, like dogs, but following.

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  • We had an agreement, but then she reneged on the deal.
  • The company reneged on their job offer, so I’m looking for work again.

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