swearing

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From the verb swear: (⇒ conjugate)
swearing is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

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Synonyms:
cursing, profanity, blaspheming, blasphemy, curse , cussing, foul language, bad language


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Sense: Verb: use obscene language
Synonyms:
curse , cuss (informal), utter obscenities, utter profanities, use bad language, use strong language, use swear words, use curse words (US, informal), use cuss words (US, informal), do a swear (UK, slang), utter an oath, eff and jeff (UK, slang), eff and blind (UK, slang), swear like a trooper (UK, informal), swear like a sailor (informal), use a four-letter word (informal)
Sense: Verb: swear an oath
Synonyms:
swear an oath, take an oath, vow , give your word, promise , pledge , cross your heart, pinkie promise (US, slang), pinkie swear (US, slang)
Sense: Verb: declare
Synonyms:
declare , assert, affirm, maintain , insist, assure, testify, pronounce , be adamant, state , say

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