What is the opposite of promise?

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Noun
Opposite of a declaration or assurance that one will do something or that a particular thing will happen
“Since there had been a breach of his contract, the company had decided not to pay him out.”
Noun
Opposite of the potential for achievement or excellence
“From a young age, my hopelessness in creative arts was apparent.”
Noun
Opposite of an indication that something is likely to occur
“There is a final wail of despair at the unlikelihood of any change for good being effected.”
Noun
Opposite of a solemn promise regarding one's future action or behavior
“You said we would be together for life, but your betrayal is tearing us apart!”
Noun
Opposite of an agreement between two or more people or groups as to what each will do for the other
Noun
Opposite of a pledge or undertaking
“Territorial rejection or abandonment of children in the hospital is tantamount to a total disavowal of responsibility for their lives.”
Noun
Opposite of an agreement, usually formal, between two or more parties
“The former city trader will join the job queue following a disagreement with the club's owner over transfer policy.”
Noun
Opposite of a sign or warning that a momentous or calamitous event is likely to happen
Noun
Opposite of a strong belief that something will happen or be the case
“There was never any doubt that they would come good at the business end of the season.”
Noun
Opposite of a firm decision to do or not to do something
“Father's debts have put them in a bad position, and his unwillingness to change his lifestyle will continue to hurt them.”
Noun
Opposite of a promise or agreement to do something, especially in the future
“His parents were a little bit concerned about his indifference towards getting fit.”
Noun
Opposite of state of being favorable
Noun
Opposite of a moral, professional or legal duty
“He always claims nonresponsibility over the actions of his subordinates even though he manages them.”
Verb
Opposite of to assure someone that an event or action will definitely take place
“I do not believe that you would ever break your promise to always be faithful.”
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Opposite of to be a portent of a particular outcome
“Long timelines rarely favor the budget and generally discourage a favorable outcome.”
Verb
Opposite of to presage, or suggest something in advance
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Opposite of to state with assurance that a report or fact is true
“Brad would deny all of the accusations that had been leveled against him.”
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Opposite of to officially affirm or guarantee
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Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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Opposite of to promise or make certain
“I cannot believe that you would break your promise to spend the rest of your life with me.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a guarantee on a condition
“The life insurer was forced last week to renege on its pledge.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a promise
“In the truck, Mardukas accuses Walsh of deceiving him first.”
Verb
Opposite of to establish or stipulate as a previous condition
“Is the contract rigid enough to prevent any deviations from our agreement?”
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