Speaking to a shaken nation, he vowed to do everything in his power to keep us safe.
The Guardian has vowed to appeal to the High Court to get the letters released.
Obama understands the political reality for the coming year is more gridlock, and vowed to “fight obstruction with action.”
He has vowed that he was just a "family friend" and promised to resign if proven wrong.
In early August Sherman brought in siege guns and vowed to leave Atlanta “a used-up community by the time we are done with it.”
I vowed the captain was no friend of mine; yet I believed him honest.
I have no thought, no ambition, no sentiment that is not vowed to her.
And nestled there, she vowed that she would keep the answer there.
Besides, had he not vowed in all charity that he would not wound anyone with his doubts?
And all save Fraser vowed stormily that Matthews would be called to account.
c.1300, from Anglo-French and Old French vou, from Latin votum "a vow, wish, promise, dedication," noun use of neuter of votus, past participle of vovere "to promise solemnly, pledge, dedicate, vow," from PIE root *ewegwh- "to speak solemnly, vow" (cf. Sanskrit vaghat- "one who offers a sacrifice;" Greek eukhe "vow, wish," eukhomai "I pray").
c.1300, from Old French vouer, from vou (see vow (n.)). Related: Vowed; vowing.