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recant

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  • to retract, especially a previously held belief [Princeton Review]
  • formally reject (a former opinion, belief, etc) as being wrong [Barron]
  • to withdraw or repudiate (a statement or belief) formally and publicly; renounce [Taisha]
  • take back as being false; give up [Nandigam]

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