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Definitions for swearing
swear·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cussnoun

    profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

    "expletives were deleted"

  2. oath, swearingnoun

    a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swearing

    of Swear

  2. Swearing

    a. & n. from Swear, v

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. swearing

    A vulgar and most irrational vice, which happily is fast going out. Habitual swearing was usually typical of a bad officer. It may have originated in the custom too often demanded by law, of solemn asseverations on frivolous subjects.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of swearing in a Sentence

  1. Yogananda Pittman:

    I want to assure everyone that, with the exception of specific times on Inauguration Day itself while the swearing-in ceremonies were underway, the United States Capitol police did not instruct theNationalGuardto vacate the Capitol Building facilities.

  2. Chris Swallow:

    We then discovered that she had a bit of a foul mouth and kept swearing, much to our amusement.

  3. President George W. Bush:

    I ’m sure every nominee before you would have personal beliefs about that precedent and many others. But all nominees are united in their belief that what they think about a precedent should not bear on how they will decide cases. She was more pragmatic two years ago – just days before the presidential election – about the chances that Roe v. Wade would be overturned in coming years : I don't think the core case -- Roe's holding that women have a right to abortion -- I don't think that will change, but I think the question of whether people can get late-term abortions -- how many restrictions can be put on clinics -- I don't think that will change. Brett Kavanaugh, steady insider The federal appeals court here in Washington is seen as a professional stepping-stone to Supreme Court. Three current justices( John Roberts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas) served on that bench before joining the high court, as did Scalia. Now Brett Kavanaugh is poised to make the leap, though if history is any guide, Brett Kavanaugh could face an especially tough Senate confirmation. It is the image that may cement – or sink – the Supreme Court aspirations of Brett Kavanaugh. Brett Kavanaugh elevation to the federal appeals court was celebrated with a Rose Garden swearing-in by a fellow Catholic who's now retiring from the bench, Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Brett Kavanaugh served as a law clerk in 1993. Front and center : Brett Kavanaugh former boss, President George W. Bush, the man who nominated Brett Kavanaugh. I chose Brett Kavanaugh because of the force of Brett Kavanaugh mind, the breadth of Brett Kavanaugh experience and the strength of Brett Kavanaugh character.

  4. Socialist Party:

    The logical, sane and democratic step is for the National Assembly's leadership to revoke the swearing-in of these lawmakers.

  5. Gerald Ford:

    I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference. I do believe, with all my heart and mind and spirit, that I, not as President but as a humble servant of God, will receive justice without mercy if I fail to show mercy.

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. alternate
    • B. handsome
    • C. disjointed
    • D. dependable

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