Orcos (or’-kos): Swearing that a statement is true.

I swear to all I revere and hold holy that I am about to tell the truth. You have my assurance that I won’t lie about something as important as this. Prevarication is off the table as are fibbing, bs’ing, telling whoppers, and bearing false witness.

What was the question, again?

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

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