Oath

Definition - Noun
1  : a solemn attestation of the truth of one's words or the sincerity of one's intentions
specif
: one accompanied by calling upon a deity as a witness
2  : a promise (as to perform official duties faithfully) corroborated by an oath
compare perjury
: under a solemn and esp. legal obligation to tell the truth (as when testifying)



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