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Definitionformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief — usually under pressure
- However, life would be pleasanter if Rhett would recant his heresies.2.13 (20% in)
- She could not help seeing that Rhett, once the most execrated man in Atlanta, was now one of the most popular, for he had humbly recanted his Republican heresies and given his time and money and labor and thought to helping Georgia fight her way back.5.58 (98% in)
- I'm not recanting, I'm not regretting anything I've ever done.5.63 (79% in)
There are no more uses of "recant" in Gone with the Wind.
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