recant

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recant

Pronunciation /rɪˈkant/
verb
[no object]
Say that one no longer holds an opinion or belief, especially one considered heretical.

Origin
Mid 16th century from Latin recantare ‘revoke’, from re- (expressing reversal) + cantare ‘sing, chant’.

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My opinion, strong,
They wanted me to recant.
But that would just be wrong.
Sorry, I simply can’t.

[I must say that attempt at wordplay was slightly canted to the left. Wry, oh wry did you make me do it?]

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