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  • verb Present participle of recant.

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  • It's just something to do so that his first-hand experiences are preserved. edit: changed the word recanting to recounting

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  • Again, this isn't a "recanting" or "retraction" of his earlier, stated beliefs but a dodge, and a rather slippery and slimy one at that.

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  • MARK WILLIAMS, NEWS DIRECTOR, WNDB NEWSTALK 1150: The ex-boyfriend told investigators -- well, he ` s kind of recanting his story, as a matter of fact.

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  • I do still wonder if there was anything I could have said that WOULD satisfy him ... not because I want to satisfy him anymore, but because I'm genuinely curious, what kind of recanting or atonement would satisfy him?

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  • I do still wonder if there was anything I could have said that WOULD satisfy him ... not because I want to satisfy him anymore, but because I'm genuinely curious, what kind of recanting or atonement would satisfy him?

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  • Guardian columnist George Monbiot recently celebrated the 'recanting' of both the tabloid

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  • There has been no ambiguity about that in the law since the mid-1960s, only studied indifference to fulfilling Martin L. King, Jr.'s dream through recanting on promises of equal treatment.

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  • When he bought the Wall Street Journal from a rabble of a Bancroft family, he put up its circulation, changed it enough to win Sir Harold Evans's approval, and until last week had former opponents to the bid publicly recanting.

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  • The NAACP, Amnesty International USA, celebrities, elected officials and people around the world had rallied around Davis, pointing out that several witnesses from the original trial had signed affidavits recanting their testimony implicating Davis.

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  • There has been no ambiguity about that in the law since the mid-1960s, only studied indifference to fulfilling Martin L. King, Jr.'s dream through recanting on promises of equal treatment.

    Michael Meyers: Schooling Blacks in Segregationist Thinking

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