Definition of Recanted

1. Verb. (past of recant) ¹



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Definition of Recanted

1. recant [v] - See also: recant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Recanted

recanalizations
recanalize
recanalized
recanalizes
recanalizing
recane
recaned
recanes
recaning
recanned
recanning
recans
recant
recantation
recantations
recanted (current term)
recanter
recanters
recanting
recants
recap
recapacitate
recapacitated
recapacitates
recapacitating
recapitalisation

Literary usage of Recanted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1903)
"... himself recanted, as Henry IV had recanted—he may have been aware that even the severe strenuous earnestness which was the boast of Puritanism had now ..."

2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... Bills—President's Correspondence—Early Prejudices against the class of Artisans recanted—Letter to Taylor avowing hU Determination to retire at close of ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"All froze to death except one who recanted, and he died from a warm bath given him to counteract the effects of his exposure. When the pagan guard learned ..."

4. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... recanted, signed the association, and profess themselves true sons of liberty, being fully convinced of their error. ..."

5. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"... iu whu-h lie recanted what he said in a previous poem of the lion. Edward Howard. Dr. Watts recanted in a poem the praise he had previously bestowed on ..."

6. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"We hear about forty are taken, most of whom have recanted, signed the association, and profess themselves true sons of liberty, being fully convinced of ..."

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