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recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town