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recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
viscid - adhesive; gluey
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes