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recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up