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Word: recant

Definition: disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement


More Vocab Words

::: pious - devout; religious; N. piety
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
::: crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
::: finale - conclusion; concluding part
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: atypical - not normal; not typical
::: expound - explain