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Baltimore’s recant hasn’t changed a thing, Wade argues, writing to the Los Angeles Times’ Hiltzik that he believes “the totality of the quote” still supports his case.

There are still many open questions around the situation — like if Apple was aware of García Martínez’s writing, if he was terminated or willingly resigned, and if he was given a chance to recant his earlier stated views before leaving.

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So if Newsom’s supporters can convince enough recall signatories to recant by June 8, he can avoid a referendum.

A claim made by a postal worker in Pennsylvania about ballots being tampered with was later recanted.

The board of overseers found out that Carey offered her a nondisclosure agreement to recant the testimony in exchange for the title to his car and $1,000.

However, she has since refused to recant her story and stands by her original claim.

A great opinion prevailed that he was about to recant; others thought that he wanted further time.

It was not too late, he would recant, and go back and enter the Church, and become a great and powerful prelate.

He shall do this; or else I do recant The pardon that I late pronouncèd here.

He was required to recant, to abjure the doctrines he had taught; not in private, but publicly before the world.

He did not like the idea of being alone, and if he did not formally recant in so many words, he did so by his actions.


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On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recant, such as: annul, back down, back off, backtrack, contradict, and disavow.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.