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v to take an oath; to become legally obligated by an oath properly administered.

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Q. Hello everyone !!! are you excited with the swearing of Obama To presidency??? i sure am !!! may we all get a little joy and peaceful time wit hour fresh president ... and let us all wish him a great start and a chance to change our lives ... Good Luck Mr.President Obama !!!

A. well said Mrfoot65! May all the people in America receive the healthcare treatment they need. God bless.

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Her estranged husband, who opposes her in the custody dispute, swore on a Bible, although he too identifies as Muslim.
Summary: Libya's former, Islamist-dominated parliament swore in a new government Saturday, a day before the country's recently elected parliament is due to swear in a new Cabinet.
e video games made people feel more aggressive so their language became more emotional and they swore.
Just this month, Aberdeen chairman Stewart Milne famously swore on TV when the Dons won the League Cup, saying: "Nineteen years, 120 minutes and f*** penalties.
He nevertheless stated that military officers who swore the old oath do not have to re-swear the new one.
The level of perceived pain together with a change in heart rate were compared while people swore or said their nonswear word.
The youngsters were also asked how much they swore in daily life and this was analysed together with their level of pain tolerance.
Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party (CHP), said his party would not swear in at the parliament until the lawmakers who had been blocked from taking their oaths, swore in.
For their study, they asked 71 volunteers aged 18 to 46 to assess how frequently they swore, ranging from hardly ever to 40 times a day or more.
Rooney swore into a TV camera lens after completing his hat-trick in United's 4-2 win at West Ham.
This time round, in the first episode of his new series of The The F Word, he swore nine times, including six F-words.
What's more, after the ordeal, people who swore reported less pain.