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forswear
used in Antigone

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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
  • When from the hail-storm of thy threats I fled I sware thou wouldst not see me here again; But the wild rapture of a glad surprise Intoxicates, and so I'm here forsworn.

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