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  • noun Plural form of recantation.

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Examples

  • Too late for apologies and recantations, that is to say, for they would not be acceptable, even if I could bring myself to the point of offering them.

    The Lady of the Basement Flat

  • They have written and published 20 or so 'recantations' that interpret the Qur'an as commanding peaceful activitsm and denouncing violence.

    Indybay newswire

  • I must presume that you have sent this inquiry because Mr. SCHULER is once more offering those false SEAL claims despite his earlier recantations.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • With seven recantations, most of the witnesses were either lying then or are lying now.

    James Clark: I Am Troy Davis

  • I must presume that you have sent this inquiry because Mr. SCHULER is once more offering those false SEAL claims despite his earlier recantations.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • We have seen curiously stilted recantations delivered by detained opposition activists and broadcast by the state media.

    Standing Up to Lukashenko

  • She went to college, law school, passed the bar, and in 2001, working with the Innocence Project, Betty Anne obtained exculpatory DNA test results, witness recantations, and ultimately Kenny's release from an 18 year nightmare incarceration for a crime he didn't commit.

    Barry Scheck: The Story Behind "Conviction" and a Path to End Injustice

  • With seven recantations, most of the witnesses were either lying then or are lying now.

    James Clark: I Am Troy Davis

  • A federal judge in Savannah in 2010 reviewed the recantations and other material and ruled them "largely smoke and mirrors."

    Execution to Proceed as Board Rejects Plea

  • With seven recantations, most of the witnesses were either lying then or are lying now.

    James Clark: I Am Troy Davis

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