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recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
apprise - inform
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic