resile


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Synonyms for resile

pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.

formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

return to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed

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Mr Blair replied, curiously, 'I don't resile from anything I've said, but let me go back for a moment to the National Health Service.
What I have to judge as party leader is Tony Blair in particular, because at the end of the day he is in the job with his party that I am in with mine, is he wanting to resile on the commitment he entered into,' he said.
Instructions/Remarks: In Case The Tenderers Resile From Their Offers After Opening Of Tenders But Before Placement Of P.
The spokesman said, 'The Prime Minister has said what he has said, and, as he has made clear, he does not resile [abandon his previous position] from that in any way.
He resiles implying anything but Duncan They also seized scales with traces of crack and mobile phones with text messages speaking about "dropoffs" and "sorting out".
He now resiles (draws back) from that," added Mr Crook.