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(名词) 
Definition
a solemn promise, esp. to tell the truth in a court of law
a solemn oath by members to help each other
同义词
promise
If you make a promise, you should keep it.
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bond
I'm not about to betray my bond with my brother.
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pledge
a pledge to step up cooperation between the states
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vow
Most people still take their marriage vows seriously.
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word
He simply cannot be trusted to keep his word.
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compact
The Pilgrims signed a democratic compact aboard the Mayflower.
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covenant
the United Nations covenant on civil and political rights
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affirmation
The ministers issued a robust affirmation of their faith in the system.
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sworn statement
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avowal
He made an avowal to set himself right once again.
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word of honour
(名词) 
Definition
an offensive or blasphemous expression
Weller let out a foul oath and hurled himself upon him.
同义词
swear word
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curse
She shot him an angry look and a curse.
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obscenity
They shouted obscenities at us as we passed.
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expletive
He muttered an expletive under his breath.
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four-letter word
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cuss (informal)
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profanity
Our ears were assailed by curses and profanities.
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strong language
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imprecation (formal)
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vulgarism

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引文

He who cheats with an oath acknowledges that he is afraid of his enemy, but that he thinks little of God [PlutarchLives: Lysander]
Oaths are but words, and words but wind [Samuel ButlerHudibras]Let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay [Bible: James]

其他同义词

in the sense of affirmation
The ministers issued a robust affirmation of their faith in the system.
同义词
certification,
asseveration (formal),
averment
in the sense of avowal
He made an avowal to set himself right once again.
in the sense of bond
Definition
a written or spoken agreement, esp. a promise
I'm not about to betray my bond with my brother.

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