Recantation

  • 1 Recantation — Re can*ta tion (r[=e] k[a^]n*t[=a] sh[u^]n), n. The act of recanting; a declaration that contradicts a former one; that which is thus asserted in contradiction; retraction. [1913 Webster] The poor man was imprisoned for this discovery, and forced …

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  • 2 recantation — index abjuration, abolition, bad faith, cancellation, countermand, denial, disclaimer, negation, rejection …

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  • 3 Recantation — The verb recant , and its derivative noun recantation, can mean: * To formally abandon a belief or a particular statement of belief, generally under order from an ecclesiastical authority (often a synod or ecumenical council, or, in the Roman… …

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  • 4 recantation — recant ► VERB ▪ renounce a former opinion or belief. DERIVATIVES recantation noun. ORIGIN Latin recantare revoke , from cantare sing, chant …

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  • 5 recantation — noun see recant …

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  • 6 recantation — See recant. * * * …

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  • 7 recantation — noun the act of recanting or something recanted …

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  • 8 recantation — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abjuration, abjurement, abnegation, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, cancel, canceling, cancellation, cassation, cession, chucking, chucking out, contempt,… …

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  • 9 recantation — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A formal statement of disavowal: abjuration, palinode, retractation, retraction, withdrawal. See ACCEPT …

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  • 10 recantation — re·can·ta·tion || ‚rɪːkæn teɪʃn n. act of giving up, renouncement; denial, disavowal, retraction …

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  • 11 recantation — n. Retraction, revocation, recall, abjuration …

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  • 12 recantation — n 1. retraction, palinode, withdrawal, recall, revocation, repeal, reversal; rescinding, re scindment, rescission, abrogation, annulment, nullification, disannulment, voidance, avoidance, Law. defeasance; countermand, counterorder, overruling,… …

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  • 13 recantation — re·can·ta·tion …

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  • 14 recantation — See: recant …

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  • 15 recantation — The admission by a witness that his testimony as given at a prior trial was mistaken or false. 39 Am J1st New Tr § 169 …

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  • 16 recantation — noun a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion • Syn: ↑retraction, ↑abjuration • Derivationally related forms: ↑recant, ↑abjure (for: ↑abjuration), ↑retract ( …

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  • 17 recant — recantation /ree kan tay sheuhn/, n. recanter, n. recantingly, adv. /ri kant /, v.t. 1. to withdraw or disavow (a statement, opinion, etc.), esp. formally; retract. v.i. 2. to withdraw or disavow a statement, opinion, etc., esp. formally. [1525… …

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  • 18 Subic rape case — The Subic rape case, officially known as People of the Philippines vs. Chad Carpentier, Dominic Duplantis, Keith Silkwood, and Daniel Smith, was a criminal case in the Philippines involving a Filipina and four US Marines. It caught wide media… …

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  • 19 Gary Dotson — is an American man who was the first person in the world to be exonerated of a criminal conviction by DNA evidence. In May 1979, he was found guilty and sentenced to 25 to 50 years imprisonment for rape, and another 25 to 50 years for aggravated… …

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  • 20 Trier witch trials — The Witch trials of Trier in Germany in the years from 1581 to 1593 was the perhaps biggest witch trial in Europe. The persecutions started in the diocese of Trier in 1581 and reached the city itself in 1587, where it was to lead to the death of… …

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