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{adj: bound} bound by an oath
"a bound official"



{adj: demonstrative of} serving to prove or demonstrate
"the oath of office is...demonstrative of the legislative opinion on this subject"- John Marshall

{adj: false} not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
"gave false testimony under oath"
"false tales of bravery"
<-> true

{adj: inviolable} incapable of being transgressed or dishonored
"the person of the king is inviolable"
"an inviolable oath"
<-> violable

{adj: pledged, sworn} bound by or as if by an oath
"according to an early tradition became his sworn brother"
"sworn enemies"

{adj: sworn} bound by or stated on oath
"now my sworn friend and then mine enemy"- Shakespeare
<-> unsworn

{adj: unsworn} not bound by or stated on oath
"the witness stands unsworn"
"unsworn testimony"
<-> sworn

{adj: untruthful} not expressing or given to expressing the truth
"the statement given under oath was untruthful"
"an untruthful person"
<-> truthful

{n: Church of the Brethren, Dunkers, Dippers} a Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion

{n: Hippocrates} medical practitioner who is regarded as the father of medicine; author of the Hippocratic oath (circa 460-377 BC)

{n: Hippocratic oath} an oath taken by physicians to observe medical ethics deriving from Hippocrates

{n: affidavit} written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath

{n: affirmation} (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)

{n: bayat} an oath of allegiance to an emir

{n: character witness} a witness who testifies under oath as to the good reputation of another person in the community where that person lives

{n: curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss} profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
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{n: oath, swearing} a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury

{n: oath} a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior
"they took an oath of allegiance"

{n: perjury, bearing false witness, lying under oath} criminal offense of making false statements under oath

{n: subornation of perjury} (law) inducing someone to make a false oath as part of a judicial proceeding
"to prove subordination of perjury you must prove the perjury and also prove that the perjured statement was procured by the accused suborner who knew that it would be false"

{n: swearer} someone who takes a solemn oath

{n: testimony} a solemn statement made under oath

{n: utterer, vocalizer, vocaliser} an organism that can utter vocal sounds
"an utterer of foul oaths"
"is the giraffe a vocalizer?"

{n: witness} (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law

{v: rip out} burst out with a violent or profane utterance
"ripped out a vicious oath"
"ripped out with an oath"

{v: sanction} give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
"sanctify the marriage"

{v: swear in} administer on oath to
"The speaker of the House swore in the new President"

{v: swear, depose, depone} make a deposition ; declare under oath

{v: swear} promise solemnly ; take an oath


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