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sworn
 a.  having been asserted as true under oath
Classic Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  The twenty Janissaries had sworn they would never surrender.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XII
2  I have sworn to go through fire, but not through water.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
3  sworn to secrecy, to repeat what he has heard in the examination.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
4  We are sworn, once for all, to implicit confidence and devotedness against all proof.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 19 PLAN OF CAMPAIGN
5  The three friends--for, as we have said, Athos had sworn not to stir a foot to equip himself--went out early in the morning, and returned late at night.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 29 HUNTING FOR THE EQUIPMENTS
6  D'Artagnan knows that terrible secret which she has sworn no one shall know without dying.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY
7  I have sworn to tell you all, and I will tell you all.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
8  She'd sworn an oath to herself that she would never do that again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
9  Even Wade and little Beau knew and were sworn to secrecy that puffed them up with pride.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
10  He seemed to find this case very perplexing, and said if it had not been for grandfather he would have sworn out a warrant against Krajiek.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
11  This availed him nothing against the sworn testimony of a ministers wife, a lady of the highest respectability.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
12  Since the time of his disillusionment, Jurgis had sworn to trust no man, except in his own family; but here he discovered that he had brothers in affliction, and allies.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 8
13  The man had gone into a rage and had sworn comprehensively.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 14
14  The two boys were sworn friends all the week, and embattled enemies on Saturdays.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
15  Faria smiled encouragingly on him, and the young man retired to his task, in the spirit of obedience and respect which he had sworn to show towards his aged friend.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
Example Sentence:
1  She was bursting to announce the news but was sworn to secrecy.
2  The allegations against them were made in sworn evidence to the inquiry.
3  All the researchers on the project are sworn to secrecy.
4  When he is sworn into office he will have to pledge his allegiance to the republican constitution.
5  Little did he know when he was sworn in as chief minister of the Indian state of Karnataka on May 17th, but his tenure was destined to be brief.
6  He and his close circle of family and helpers were sworn to secrecy about his part in the ceremony.
7  Just at this point he met his soul's sworn comrade, Joe Harper -- hard-eyed, and with evidently a great and dismal purpose in his heart.