Definition of Recanting

1. Verb. (present participle of recant) ¹



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Definition of Recanting

1. recant [v] - See also: recant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Recanting

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

Literary usage of Recanting

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... who had been condemned with him, was afterwards pardoned on recanting his opinions. His other companions at the bar were Blessed John Larke, priest, ..."

2. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1851)
"A Song upon a recanting Lover. SURE 'twas a dream, how long, fond man, have I Been fool'd into captivity ? By Newgate was my want of wit, ..."

3. Notices of Fugitive Tracts, and Chap-books Printed at Aldermary Churchyard by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1851)
"A Song upon a recanting Lover. SURE 'twas a dream, how long, fond man, have I Been fool'd into captivity ? By Newgate was my want of wit, ..."

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