recanting (adj.)
causing an action to be retracted, resulting in withdrawal
R2 I.i.193 [Bolingbroke to King Richard] The slavish motive of recanting fear
Tim I.ii.16 [Timon to all] Ceremony was but devised at first / To set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, / Recanting goodness, sorry ere 'tis shown

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