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synonyms for palinode

  • abjuration
  • abnegation
  • about-face
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • backpedaling
  • backtracking
  • contradiction
  • contraversion
  • denial
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • forswearing
  • nullification
  • recall
  • recantation
  • repudiation
  • retractation
  • reversal
  • revocation
  • unsaying
  • volte-face
  • withdrawal
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How to use palinode in a sentence

It gives no reasons; it merely cites me, not to be heard, but simply to sing a palinode.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
I look for peace in the way that Plato trod, and some day I shall write my palinode in that spirit.
THE JESSICA LETTERS: AN EDITOR'S ROMANCEPAUL ELMER MORE
He sent for all his servants, even the piggard-boy, to come and heare his palinode.
BRIEF LIVES (VOL. 2 OF 2)JOHN AUBREY
The Senate has revoked that bill; has retracted, recanted, and sung its palinode over that unfortunate conception.
THIRTY YEARS' VIEW (VOL. I OF 2)THOMAS HART BENTON
The 1647 edition contains two poems, The Return and Palinode, which stand to each other in a curious relation.
MINOR POETS OF THE CAROLINE PERIOD, VOL IIIJOHN CLEVELAND
The lines in roman type are those of The Return, those in italic belong to Palinode.
MINOR POETS OF THE CAROLINE PERIOD, VOL IIIJOHN CLEVELAND
This criticism of the "Gate of Paradise" sounds even to the writer of it profane, and demands a palinode.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY VOL. 3JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Palinode, in Scotch libel cases a formal recantation exacted in addition to damages.
ST. RONAN'S WELLSIR WALTER SCOTT
Afterwards, falling in love with a lady, he closes these sonnets with a palinode.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY: AN UNPUBLISHED CONTINUATIONTHOMAS WARTON
He made a kind of palinode to the “trading justice” later, as other people of his kind have done.
ADVENTURES AMONG BOOKSANDREW LANG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PALINODE

  • backdown
  • palinode
  • recantation
  • renunciation
  • withdrawal
  • abjuration
  • abnegation
  • about-face
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • backpedaling
  • backtracking
  • contradiction
  • contraversion
  • denial
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • forswearing
  • nullification
  • palinode
  • recall
  • repudiation
  • retractation
  • reversal
  • revocation
  • unsaying
  • volte-face
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.