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recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that