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recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
superimpose - place over something else
scrappy - quarrelsome
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel