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Definitions of "unswear"
- To retract (an oath), often by swearing another oath. verb-transitive
- To recant or retract something sworn. verb-intransitive
- To recall a previously sworn oath. verb
- To recall an oath. verb-intransitive
- To recant or recall, as an oath; to recall after having sworn; to abjure. verb-transitive
- To recant, revoke, or recall by a subsequent oath; retract by a second oath; abjure.
- To recant or recall on oath.
The word "unswear" in example sentences
Women think they can swear a thing and unswear it, to save or please themselves.. [His Grace of Osmonde Being the Portions of That Nobleman's Life Omitted in the Relation of His Lady's Story Presented to the World of Fashion under the Title of A Lady of Quality]
'He must unswear it' said Priscilla, 'that is all.. [He Knew He Was Right]
Why then the revoking my consent does annul, or make of none effect your oath; so you may unswear it again.. [The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]]
It is said of Philip of Macedon, he would swear and unswear, as might stand best with his interest.. [The Ten Commandments]
Since when did getting published make me Google’s vassal unless I “opt out” and unswear my allegiance?. [BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » Le Guin: Petition Letter to the Judge of the Google Book Settlement.]
‘He must unswear it’ said Priscilla, ‘that is all.. [He Knew He Was Right]
Naaman as one that had soon repented of his generosity, that was fickle, and did not know his own mind, that would say and unsay, swear and unswear, that would not do an honourable thing but he must presently undo it again. his story of the two sons of the prophets was as silly as it was false; if he would have begged a token for two young scholars, surely less than a talent of silver might serve them.. [Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume II (Joshua to Esther)]