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::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
::: impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: absolve - pardon (an offense)
::: revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
::: thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate