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resile, retract, forswear, recant, abjure
v. formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
take a hop, resile, ricochet, reverberate, recoil, rebound, bound, spring, bounce
v. spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
resile
v. pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.; "The landlord cannot resile from the lease"
resile
v. return to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed; "The rubber tubes resile"
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desert, desolate, forsake, abandon
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
reject
v. refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
disclaim
v. make a disclaimer about; "He disclaimed any responsibility"
disclaim
v. renounce a legal claim or title to
revoke
v. fail to follow suit when able and required to do so
eschew, shun
v. avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
disavow
v. refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with; "Her husband disavowed her after 30 years of marriage and six children"
swear off
v. promise to abstain from; "I have sworn off cigarettes altogether"
move back, pull back, draw back, pull away, retire, recede, retreat, withdraw
v. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
quail, recoil, wince, shrink, cringe, funk, squinch, flinch
v. draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
deny, traverse
v. deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
relinquish, quit, renounce, foreswear
v. turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
drive home, deliver
v. carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
disown, disinherit
v. prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
recoil, backlash, backfire
v. come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect; "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"
renounce, abdicate
v. give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"
withdraw, retire
v. withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess"
desert
v. leave behind; "the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period"
antecede, antedate, forgo, forego, precede, predate
v. be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
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hold, adjudge, declare
v. declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"
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