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forswear
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
to decide to stop doing something; or to renounce or disavow something

or (more rarely):  to lie — especially while under oath
  • Hence it follows of necessity, that vast numbers of our people are compelled to seek their livelihood by begging, robbing, stealing, cheating, pimping, flattering, suborning, forswearing, forging, gaming, lying, fawning, hectoring, voting, scribbling, star-gazing, poisoning, whoring, canting, libelling, freethinking, and the like occupations:" every one of which terms I was at much pains to make him understand.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (41% in)

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