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Word: oath

oath
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  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    Examples
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  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    Synonyms

    swearing

  • noun a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior
    Examples
    • they took an oath of allegiance
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010