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  • as inrecant
  • as inretract
  • as intake back
  • as ineat crow

synonyms for eat one's words

  • annul
  • back down
  • back off
  • backtrack
  • contradict
  • disavow
  • disown
  • renege
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • rescind
  • retract
  • revoke
  • take back
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • abrogate
  • apostatize
  • cancel
  • countermand
  • deny
  • disclaim
  • forswear
  • nullify
  • recall
  • repeal
  • unsay
  • void
  • welsh
  • withdraw
  • back out
  • call back
  • dial back
  • go back on one's word
  • weasel out
  • worm out of
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antonyms for eat one's words

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  • accept
  • agree
  • allow
  • approve
  • corroborate
  • go forward
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • affirm
  • establish
  • pass
  • permit
  • sanction
  • validate
  • confirm
  • emphasize
  • recapitulate
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    How to use eat one's words in a sentence

    He prepared a glossary of provincial and archological words, intended for a supplement to Johnson's Dictionary.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    On the morning after Ramona's disappearance, words had been spoken by each which neither would ever forget.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    She kept her eyes fixed steadily on his, saying what followed gently, calmly, yet as though another woman spoke the words.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    The Senora Moreno's heart broke within her, when those words passed her lips to her adored Felipe.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.
    PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
    The significance of time is determined by the movement of any selection, or, in other words, the rhythm.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    Felipe was so full of impatience to continue his search, that he hardly listened to the Father's words.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Various impulses urged him into a pouring flood of words; yet he gave expression to none of them.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    He said no more in words, but his little blue eyes had an eloquence that left nothing to mere speech.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    JULY 29, 2021
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    curtail

    WORDS RELATED TO EAT ONE'S WORDS

    • eat dirt
    • eat humble pie
    • eat one's words
    • eat shit
    • swallow one's pride
    • tuck one's tail
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