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::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
::: malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
::: thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion