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sworn Syllabification: sworn

Definition of sworn in English:

past participle of swear.


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1(Of testimony or evidence) given under oath: he made a sworn statement
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  • All they have to do is to put a sworn statement declaring that they were not part of the process.
  • Neither side has asserted that the sworn evidence is inherently improbable.
  • Which is why it is usually the kind of question that needs some sworn evidence attached to it.
2Determined to remain in the role or condition specified: they were sworn enemies
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  • It requires you sit down and strike deals not with your friends, but with your sworn enemies.
  • Perhaps worse, he has made a sworn enemy of the man who just happens to be the best fly - fisherman in the Dale.
  • They must provide hospitality to anyone who asks even if he be a sworn enemy.

Words that rhyme with sworn

adorn, born, borne, bourn, Braun, brawn, corn, dawn, drawn, faun, fawn, forborne, forewarn, forlorn, freeborn, lawn, lorn, morn, mourn, newborn, Norn, outworn, pawn, prawn, Quorn, sawn, scorn, Sean, shorn, spawn, suborn, thorn, thrawn, torn, Vaughan, warn, withdrawn, worn, yawn

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