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Word: recant

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


Sentences Containing 'recant'

Despite this, as of May 2012, Alisoglu has yet to recant the categorization.
However, Young would later recant this stating he never considered quitting football and his remarks were blown out of proportion.
Isis revealed herself to Set and he tried to recant, but Ra witnessed the event and made Horus the pharaoh of the living.
The Emir asked him to renounce his beliefs and recant, but Latif refused.
Those who refused to recant suffered hardships and in many cases decided to leave the colony.
Watson was cautiously open to cooperation, but after the election would recant any hope he had in the possibility of cooperation as a viable tool.

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